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[krep-luh kh, -lahkh] /ˈkrɛp ləx, -lɑx/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
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.
Also, kreplech
[krep-luh kh] /ˈkrɛp ləx/ (Show IPA)
Origin of kreplach
1890-95; < Yiddish kreplech, plural of krepl, akin to dialectal German Kräppel fritter, German Krapfen apple-fritter Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for kreplach


/ˈkrɛplɑːk; -lɑːx/
plural noun
small filled dough casings usually served in soup
Word Origin
C20: from Yiddish
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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