- prune filling
- "Lekvar, or prune butter, is one of the three most iconic fillings for hamantaschen, along with poppy seed and apricot jam." (http://forward.com/articles/135985/a-case-for-tradition/)"
Languages of Origin
perhaps from Hungarian lekvár 'jam, marmalade', but other cognates include Slovak lekvár
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
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