stollen

[ stoh-luh n; German shtaw-luh n ]
/ ˈstoʊ lən; German ˈʃtɔ lən /

noun German Cookery.

a sweetened bread made from raised dough, usually containing nuts, raisins, and citron.

Origin of stollen

1925–30; < German Stolle(n), literally, post, support; so called from its shape
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stollen
/ (ˈstəʊlən, German ˈʃtɔlən) /

noun

a rich sweet bread containing nuts, raisins, etc

Word Origin for stollen

German, from Stollen wooden post, prop; so called from its shape; see stall 1
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