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anadama bread

[an-uh-dam-uh] /ˌæn əˈdæm ə/
noun
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a yeast-raised bread having corn meal and molasses among its ingredients: a traditional food of colonial America.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; origin obscure; the various anecdotes ascribing it to a permutation of “Anna damn her” or “Anna's damn bread” are purely folk etymologies
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