Meaning of breadbasket
Pronunciation: (bred'bas"kit, -bä"skit), [key]
- a basket or similar container for bread or rolls.
- an agricultural area that provides large amounts of food, esp. grain, to other areas.
- a person's stomach or abdomen.
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a geographical breadbasket: Iowa is a breadbasket state.
- breadbasket (Thesaurus)