[ krep-luhkh, -lahkh ]
/ ˈkrɛp ləx, -lɑx /
noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
Jewish Cooking. 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 kreplech [krep-luhkh]. /ˈkrɛp ləx/.
Origin of kreplach
1890–95; <Yiddish kreplech, plural of krepl, akin to dialectal German Kräppel fritter, German Krapfen apple-fritter
Words nearby kreplach
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British Dictionary definitions for kreplach
/ (ˈkrɛplɑːk, -lɑːx) /
small filled dough casings usually served in soup
Word Origin for kreplach
C20: from Yiddish
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