[ strood-l; German shtrood-l ]
/ ˈstrud l; German ˈʃtrud l /


a pastry, usually consisting of a fruit, cheese, or other mixture, rolled in a paper-thin sheet of dough and baked.

Origin of strudel

1925–30; < German: literally, eddy, whirlpool Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for strudel

/ (ˈstruːdəl, German ˈʃtruːdəl) /


a thin sheet of filled dough rolled up and bakedapple strudel

Word Origin for strudel

German, from Middle High German strodel eddy, whirlpool, so called from the way the pastry is rolled
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