hot cross bun

hot cross bun

noun
a bun with a cross of frosting on it, eaten chiefly during Lent.

Origin:
1725–35

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hot cross bun
 
n
a yeast bun with spices, currants, and sometimes candied peel, marked with a cross and traditionally eaten on Good Friday

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