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



BrE BrE//skɒn//
; NAmE NAmE//skɑːn//
; BrE BrE//skəʊn//
; NAmE NAmE//skoʊn//
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a small round cake, sometimes with dried fruit in it and often eaten with butter, jam and cream spread on it Word Originearly 16th cent. (originally Scots): perhaps from Middle Dutch schoon(broot) ‘fine (bread)’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scone

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