Pronunciation: (bä'bu; Fr. ba ba'), [key]
—pl. -basPronunciation: (-buz; Fr. -ba'). [key]
a spongelike cake leavened with yeast and often containing raisins, baked in a small mold and then usually soaked with a rum syrup.
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