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n. A flat breakfast roll, shaped like a round wading pool, sometimes sprinkled with onion. (Rosten)
n. "A round, crusty chewy bread roll with an indented center well, the bialy is usually topped with toasted onions and at its most authenticwith poppy seeds." (JPS)
"Cream cheese is always good on a bialy."
"'Forty cents a dozen for bialies?' protested Mrs. Becker. 'The baker across the street is asking only twenty!'" (Rosten)
"The bialy roll, a growing packaged favorite in food stores across the country, is second only to the bagel as a base for cream cheese and lox." (Rosten)
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Yiddish ביאַלי biali 'bialy', shortening of ביאַליסטאָקער קוכן bialistoker kukhn 'Bialystock's cake" from the city name Białystok in Poland.
bialie, bealie, bealy, biały
"The bialy, an alternative to the bagel, originated in the town of Bialystok, Poland" (JPS).
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