[ shnek-uhn ]
/ 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.
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Origin of schnecken
<German: literally, snail, Old High German snecko.See snail
Words nearby schnecken
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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