noun Scottish and British Cookery.
- a flat cake made of oatmeal, barley meal, etc., usually baked on a griddle.
noun, plural Ban·nocks, (especially collectively) Ban·nock for 1.
- a member of a North American Indian people formerly of Idaho and Wyoming who merged with the Shoshone in the 19th century, now living primarily in southeastern Idaho.
- the language of the Bannock, belonging to the Shoshonean group of Uto-Aztecan languages.
- a round flat unsweetened cake originating in Scotland, made from oatmeal or barley and baked on a griddle
“thick flat cake,” Old English bannuc “a bit, small piece,” from Gaelic bannach “a cake,” perhaps a loan from Latin panicium, from panis “bread” (see food).