Associations to the word «Baba»

Wiktionary

BABA, noun. A kind of sponge cake soaked in rum-flavoured syrup.
BABA, noun. (esp. among people of East European ancestry) A grandmother.
BABA, noun. An old woman, especially a traditional old woman from an eastern European culture.
BABA, noun. (esp. among people of Indian ancestry) A father.
BABA, noun. (Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism) A holy man, a spiritual leader.
BABA, noun. (India) (dated) A baby, child.
BABA, noun. In baby talk, often used for a variety of words beginning with b, such as bottle or blanket.
BABA AU RHUM, noun. A particular type of cake flavored with rum.
BABA AU RHUM, noun. A special type of lingerie, with garter extensions leading to a high midriff.
BABA GANOUJ, noun. Alternative spelling of baba ganoush
BABA GANOUSH, noun. A Lebanese dish made from a purée of roasted aubergine (eggplant), garlic and tahini used as a dip etc.
BABA GHANOUSH, noun. Alternative spelling of baba ganoush
BABA YAGA, proper noun. (Slavic mythology) In Polish, Bulgarian and Russian tales, a hag who lives in a hut that stands on chicken legs and who flies through the air in a mortar, using the pestle as a rudder.

Dictionary definition

BABA, noun. A small cake leavened with yeast.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope