streusel

[German shtroi-zuh l; English stroo-zuh l, stroi-]
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noun

a topping for coffeecake, consisting of crumbs of blended sugar, cinnamon, flour, butter, and chopped nutmeats.

Nearby words

  1. stretchy,
  2. stretford,
  3. stretta,
  4. stretti,
  5. stretto,
  6. streuselkuchen,
  7. strew,
  8. strewment,
  9. strewn,
  10. strewth

Origin of streusel

1925–30; < German: literally, a sprinkling; see strew

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British Dictionary definitions for streusel

streusel

noun

mainly US a crumbly topping for rich pastries

Word Origin for streusel

German, from streuen to strew

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