Variant of gingerbread
- a cake flavored with ginger and molasses
- a kind of cookie cut from a rolled-out dough flavored with ginger and molasses
- showy ornamentation, as gaudy or fancy carvings on furniture, gables, etc.
Origin: Middle English ginge bred, altered (after bred, bread) from gingebras, preserved ginger, ginger pudding from Old French gingembraz from gingibre from Midieval Latin gingiber, ginger
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