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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French brioche.

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brioche (plural brioches)

  1. A type of light sweet pastry or bun of French origin.
  2. A knitted cushion for the feet.

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FrenchEdit

 
brioche

EtymologyEdit

From Old French brier (to break) [French broyer] +‎ -oche.

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brioche f (plural brioches)

  1. (cooking) brioche, kind of pastry consisting of two balls, the lower one being bigger.
    • Attributed to Marie Antoinette:
      Qu'ils mangent de la brioche.Let them eat cake.
  2. Gaffe, blunder
  3. (informal) Paunch, belly

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French brioche, from Old French brier (to break).

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brioche f (invariable)

  1. A croissant, Danish pastry, or other sweet bun.

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French brioche.

NounEdit

brioche m (plural brioches)

  1. brioche (type of bun)