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rugelach

[ ruhg-uh-luhkh ]
/ ˈrʌg ə ləx /
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noun, plural rug·e·lach.Jewish Cooking.
a bite-size pastry made by rolling a triangle of dough around a filling of jam, nuts, raisins, etc.
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Also rug·a·lach . Sometimes ro·ge·lach [raw-guh-luhkh, ruhg-uh-]. /ˈrɔ gə ləx, ˈrʌg ə-/.

Origin of rugelach

First recorded in 1940–45; from Yiddish rugelekh, rogelekh, plural of rugele, rogele
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