kreplach

kreplach

[krep-luhkh, -lahkh]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
Jewish Cookery. turnovers or pockets of noodle dough filled with any of several mixtures, as kasha or chopped chicken livers, usually boiled, and served in soup.
Also, kreplech [krep-luhkh] .


Origin:
1890–95; < Yiddish kreplech, plural of krepl, akin to dialectal German Kräppel fritter, German Krapfen apple-fritter

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kreplach (ˈkrɛplɑːk, -lɑːx)
 
pl n
small filled dough casings usually served in soup
 
[C20: from Yiddish]

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