schnecken

[shnek-uh n]
plural noun, singular schneck·e [shnek-uh] /ˈʃnɛk ə/.
  1. sweet, spiral, snail-shaped rolls made from raised dough with chopped nuts, butter, and cinnamon.

Origin of schnecken

< German: literally, snail, Old High German snecko. See snail
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schnecken

pl n singular schnecke (ˈʃnɛkə)
  1. mainly US a sweet spiral-shaped bread roll flavoured with cinnamon and nuts

Word Origin for schnecken

German, plural of Schnecke snail
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