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babka

[bahb-kuh] /ˈbɑb kə/
noun
1.
a sweet, spongy yeast cake with raisins, traditionally made in the form of a high cylinder, either solid or with a hole, often glazed, and sometimes flavored with rum.
Origin
< Polish, diminutive of baba baba
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  • The first time papa brought a babka, it was gone in a flash.

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