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cruller

or krul·ler

[ kruhl-er ]
/ ˈkrʌl ər /
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noun

a rich, light cake cut from a rolled dough and deep-fried, usually having a twisted oblong shape and sometimes topped with sugar or icing.
Also called French cruller. a rich, light, raised doughnut, often with a ridged surface and sometimes topped with white icing.

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Origin of cruller

1795–1805, Americanism;<Dutch krulcurl + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for cruller

cruller

kruller

/ (ˈkrʌlə) /

noun

US and Canadian a light sweet ring-shaped cake, fried in deep fat
C19: from Dutch krulle, from krullen to curl
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