Definition of Indian bread in US English:

Indian bread

noun

  • 1North American. Bread made from Indian corn; cornbread.

  • 2North American. The underground sclerotium of a bracket fungus (Poria cocos, class Hymenomycetes), which was used as a food by North American Indians, typically to make a kind of bread.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From Indian + bread.

Pronunciation

Indian bread

/ˌɪndɪən ˈbrɛd/