kugel

[koo-guh l, koo g-uh l]
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noun Jewish Cookery.

a baked casserole resembling a soufflé or pudding.

Nearby words

  1. kufa,
  2. kufic,
  3. kufiyah,
  4. kufiyeh,
  5. kufs disease,
  6. kugelhopf,
  7. kuhn,
  8. kuhn, richard,
  9. kuhn, thomas samuel,
  10. kuhn, walt

Origin of kugel

1840–50; < Yiddish kugl; compare Middle High German kugel(e) ball, sphere (German Kugel); perhaps akin to cudgel

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British Dictionary definitions for kugel

kugel

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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