Meaning of spoon bread

spoon' bread"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a baked dish made with cornmeal, milk, eggs, and shortening, served as an accompaniment to meat.
  2. any of various types of biscuits shaped by dropping batter into a baking pan from a spoon.
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