Definition of parkin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

parkin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːkɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrkɪn//
 
[uncountable](British English)
 
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a dark brown sticky cake made with oatmeal and treacle, flavoured with ginger Word Origin early 19th cent.: perhaps from the family name Parkin, diminutive of Per ‘Peter’.