[shnek-uh n]

plural noun, singular schneck·e [shnek-uh] /ˈʃnɛk ə/.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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pl n singular schnecke (ˈʃnɛkə)

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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