[ kneyd-l ]
/ ˈkneɪd l /
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noun, plural knai·dlach [kneyd-luhkh, -lahkh]. /ˈkneɪd ləx, -lɑx/. Jewish Cooking.
a dumpling, especially a small ball of matzo meal, eggs, and salt, often mixed with another foodstuff, as ground almonds or grated potato, usually served in soup.
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Origin of knaidel
1950–55; <Yiddish kneydl dumpling; compare Middle High German knödel lump, ovary of a flower, German Knödel dumpling
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