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kugel

[ koo-guhl, koog-uhl ]
/ ˈku gəl, ˈkʊg əl /
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noun Jewish Cooking.

a sweet or savory baked casserole resembling a soufflé or pudding and made of noodles, potatoes, challah, or matzo mixed with eggs and fat.

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Origin of kugel

First recorded in 1840–50; from Yiddish kugl; compare Middle High German kugel(e), German Kugel “ball, sphere”; perhaps akin to cudgel
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British Dictionary definitions for kugel

kugel
/ (kuːɡəl) /

noun Southern African censorious, slang

a young Jewish woman from a wealthy background who is seen as being excessively materialistic

Word Origin for kugel

C20 from Yiddish: pudding
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