[krep-luhkh, -lahkh]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
  1. 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 krep·lech [krep-luhkh] /ˈkrɛp ləx/.

Origin of kreplach

1890–95; < Yiddish kreplech, plural of krepl, akin to dialectal German Kräppel fritter, German Krapfen apple-fritter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for kreplach


pl n
  1. small filled dough casings usually served in soup

Word Origin for kreplach

C20: from Yiddish
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012