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kulich

[ koo-lich ]
/ ˈku lɪtʃ /
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noun Russian Cooking.
a sweetened, dome-shaped yeast bread, rich in butter and eggs and also containing raisins and topped with a sugar icing: traditionally made at Easter and served with paskha.
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Origin of kulich

<Russian kulích ≪ Medieval Greek ko(u)llī́kion, diminutive of Greek kóllīx circular or oval loaf of bread
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How to use kulich in a sentence

  • Before any other food was served, small pieces of consecrated pashka and an Easter cake called kulich were passed around.

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