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.
- Other over the lower Bannock Burn near its junction with the Forth.
- BANNOCK, the name of a county in the south-east of the state of Idaho, U.S.A., and of a river in the same state, which runs northward in Oneida county into the Snake or Lewis river.
- In 1901 the Academy of Idaho, another state institution with industrial and technical courses and a preparatory department, was established at Pocatello,Bannock county, to be a connecting link between the public schools and the university.
- It is situated on the "burn" from which its name is derived, the Bannock (Gaelic, ban oc, "white, shining stream"), a right-hand affluent of the Forth, which was once a considerable river.
- Bruce made no attempt to defend the border, and selected his defensive position on the Bannock Burn, 22 m.