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[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
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Examples from the web for strudel
  • Minutes later the strudel jammed in the toaster and started to smoke.
  • For dessert, try the warm apple strudel with cinnamon ice cream.
  • The loudest sound you hear is the breaking of strudel dough.
  • The pipeline is buried in a trench in the sea floor deep enough to reduce the risk of damage from ice gouging and strudel scour.
British Dictionary definitions for strudel


/ˈstruːdəl; German ˈʃtruːdəl/
a thin sheet of filled dough rolled up and baked: apple strudel
Word Origin
German, from Middle High German strodel eddy, whirlpool, so called from the way the pastry is rolled
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Word Origin and History for strudel

kind of Austrian pastry, 1893, from German Strudel, literally "eddy, whirlpool," from Old High German stredan "to bubble, boil, whirl, eddy," from PIE root *ser- (2) "to flow" (see serum).

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strudel in Technology

Common (spoken) name for the commercial at sign, "@", ASCII 64.
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