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[shnek-uh n] /ˈʃnɛk ən/
plural noun, singular schnecke
[shnek-uh] /ˈʃnɛk ə/ (Show IPA)
sweet, spiral, snail-shaped rolls made from raised dough with chopped nuts, butter, and cinnamon.
Origin of schnecken
< German: literally, snail, Old High German snecko. See snail Unabridged
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plural noun (sing) schnecke (ˈʃnɛkə)
(mainly US) a sweet spiral-shaped bread roll flavoured with cinnamon and nuts
Word Origin
German, plural of Schneckesnail
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