Parker House roll

Parker House roll

noun
a soft dinner roll made by folding a flat disk of dough in half.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism; after the Parker House hotel in Boston, which originally served the rolls

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parker house roll

noun
yeast-raised dinner roll made by folding a disk of dough before baking 
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