from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flat, usually unleavened bread made of oatmeal or barley flour.
- n. Northern U.S., especially New England Thin cornbread baked on a griddle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An unleavened bread made with oatmeal in Scotland, and with cornmeal or wheat flour in Canada, baked in a pan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of cake or bread, in shape flat and roundish, commonly made of oatmeal or barley meal and baked on an iron plate, or griddle; -- used in Scotland and the northern counties of England.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A thick cake made of oatmeal, barley-meal, or pease-meal, baked on the embers or on an iron plate or griddle over the fire.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flat bread made of oat or barley flour; common in New England and Scotland
Middle English bannok, from Old English bannuc, of Celtic origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old English bannuc, Gaelic bannach. (Wiktionary)