schnecken

[ shnek-uh n ]
/ ˈʃnɛk ən /

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

sweet, spiral, snail-shaped rolls made from raised dough with chopped nuts, butter, and cinnamon.

Nearby words

  1. schnabel, artur,
  2. schnapper,
  3. schnapps,
  4. schnauzer,
  5. schnecke,
  6. schneider,
  7. schneider trophy,
  8. schneiderman,
  9. schneiderman, rose,
  10. schnittke

Origin of schnecken

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

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British Dictionary definitions for schnecken

schnecken

/ (ˈʃnɛkən) /

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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