American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A leavened rum cake, usually made with raisins.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A child's variant of papa.
- n. A light kind of fruitcake, of Polish origin.
- n. An Oriental title of respect applied by tributary Arabs to the Turks
- n. to the ushers of the seraglio, and to the Patriarch of Alexandria.
- n. A kind of sponge cake soaked in rum-flavoured syrup.
- n. esp. among people of East European ancestry A grandmother.
- n. An old woman, especially a traditional old woman from an eastern European culture.
- n. esp. among people of Indian ancestry A father.
- n. Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism A holy man, a spiritual leader.
- n. India, dated A baby, child.
- n. In baby talk, often used for a variety of words beginning with b, such as bottle or blanket.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of plum cake.
- n. a small cake leavened with yeast
- French, from Polish, old woman. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“In one of the culinary curiosities of the Middle East, eggplant and tahini dip is called baba ghanoush all over Lebanon, and as soon as you cross the border into Syria it's called moutabal.”
“I will say that in some places the eggpant-tahini dip is called baba ganoush and in some places it's called moutabbal, so confusion is understandable.”
“In fact, until Caleb lost his bottle, he slept just fine, possibly because the baba was his "cue" to stop thinking and fall asleep, and he needs a new "cue".”
“He would likewise remember, with dread, the looming third gender in Ramy's marriage, whom the Shurians called their baba, but whom humans distastefully called a wasp.”
“And dey call your baba a scholar!" said the Doctor, contemptuously.”
“Baba ghanouj, also called baba ghanoush, is a savory purée of eggplant flavored with tahini, lemon and fresh herbs.”
“Now I notice that I get called baba and elder and uncle and papa a whole lot more.”
“A baba is a type of cake that is doused with plenty of liquor, mostly rum, and served with a huge dollop of whipped cream.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘baba’.
Here I have in mind a list of words that could be spelled with only the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, and G--and thus could also be played as a tune on the piano.
takes the form of a, demon, teeth of iron, unicorn, forest spirit, magical eel, savage humanoid, one-horned animal, creature, headless humanoid, disease-bringing ..., rainbow-feathered... and 607 more...
Types of bread & breadmaking terms. Mainly I'm looking for plain or savoury breads but I'll accept the sweet-ish ones as long as they are more bread than cake :-)
Okay, I admit it. I made a list of words my daughter knew when she was two years old.
Words with each letter repeated the same number of times. The pattern of repetition is tagged: 1212, 1221, 121122, 122121, 121233, 122133, 123123, 123132, 123213, 123231, 123312, 123321, 12123434, ...
Words that members of my family like using, some of them madeupical.
English borrowings from Slavic languages; in some cases, a word might be rooted in another language but entered English from a Slavic language (e.g. nihilism was popularized by Ivan Turgenev, as ни...
need to learn these words!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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