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streusel

[German shtroi-zuh l; English stroo-zuh l, stroi-] /German ˈʃtrɔɪ zəl; English ˈstru zəl, ˈstrɔɪ-/
noun
1.
a topping for coffeecake, consisting of crumbs of blended sugar, cinnamon, flour, butter, and chopped nutmeats.
Origin of streusel
1925-1930
1925-30; < German: literally, a sprinkling; see strew
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streusel

/ˈstruːsəl; ˈstrɔɪ-; German ˈʃtrɔyzəl/
noun
1.
(mainly US) a crumbly topping for rich pastries
Word Origin
German, from streuen to strew
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