Scot. a thick, flat cake made of oatmeal or barley meal baked on a griddle
Origin of bannockMiddle English bannok ; from Gaelic bannach, a cake
- A flat, usually unleavened bread made of oatmeal or barley flour.
- Northern US, especially New England Thin cornbread baked on a griddle.
Origin of bannockMiddle English bannok, from Old English bannuc, of Celtic origin.
nounpl. Bannock or Ban·nocks
- A member of a Native American people inhabiting southeast Idaho and western Wyoming.
- The variety of Northern Paiute spoken by the Bannock.
(usually uncountable, plural bannocks)
From Old English bannuc, Gaelic bannach.
(countable and uncountable, plural Bannocks)
- (collectively) A tribe of the Northern Paiute, an indigenous people of the Great Basin.
- A member of this tribe.