Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: FOOD

Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Perhaps from Dutch schoonbrood 'fine white bread', from schoon 'clean' + brood 'bread'

scone

noun
     
scone [countable]
DF a small round cake, sometimes containing dried fruit, which is usually eaten with butter:
tea and scones
Word of the Day
The FOOD
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics