mandelbrot (MAHN-dul-broht) listen
mandelbroyt (MAHN-dul-broyt) listen
mandelbread (MAHN-dl bred) listen


  • n. A crunchy, dry cookie.

Example Sentences

  • "Avram brought his famous mandelbrot to the kiddush."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • מאַנדלברויט mandlbroyt 'almond bread'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand


      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings

      mondel brodt, mandel brot, mandel bread , mandlbroyt, mandl broyt, mandelbroyt, mandel broyt


  • "At Pesach, mandelbread can be made with matzah meal instead of flour." (JPS)

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