kugel

[ koo-guhl, koog-uhl ]
/ ˈku gəl, ˈkʊg əl /

noun Jewish Cooking.

a baked casserole resembling a soufflé or pudding.

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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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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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