strudel

Pronunciations

strudel (SHTRU-duhl) listen

Definitions

  • n. A pastry made by rolling up a thin sheet of dough with a fruit or cheese filling and baking it.

Example Sentences

  • "I can't wait to have Bubbie's strudel in the morning!"

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • שטרודל shtrudl 'strudel, whirlpool'

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings

      strudl, shtrudl, shtrudel, schtrudl, schtrudel

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