[ ruhg-uh-luhkh ]

noun,plural rug·e·lach.Jewish Cooking.
  1. a bite-size pastry made by rolling a triangle of dough around a filling of jam, nuts, raisins, etc.

Origin of rugelach

First recorded in 1940–45; from Yiddish rugelekh, rogelekh, plural of rugele, rogele
  • Also rug·a·lach .
  • Sometimes ro·ge·lach [raw-guh-luhkh, ruhg-uh-]. /ˈrɔ gə ləx, ˈrʌg ə-/.

Words Nearby rugelach Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023