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kreplach

[krep-luhkh, -lahkh]
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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
  1. Jewish Cookery. turnovers or pockets of noodle dough filled with any of several mixtures, as kasha or chopped chicken livers, usually boiled, and served in soup.
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Also krep·lech [krep-luhkh] /ˈkrɛp ləx/.

Origin of kreplach

1890–95; < Yiddish kreplech, plural of krepl, akin to dialectal German Kräppel fritter, German Krapfen apple-fritter
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British Dictionary definitions for kreplach

kreplach

pl n
  1. small filled dough casings usually served in soup
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Word Origin

C20: from Yiddish
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