Definition of kreplach in English:

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kreplach

Pronunciation: /ˈkrepläKH/

plural noun

(In Jewish cooking) triangular noodles filled with chopped meat or cheese and served with soup.
Example sentences
  • Though I'd never had this soup before, it was reminiscent of Jewish kreplach or Chinese won-ton soup.
  • You'll want to know that the dinner comprises ‘challah, salad, chopped liver, chicken soup with noodles and kreplach, stuffed veal, brisket, Belgium carrots, and rugalach for dessert.’
  • And in your chicken soup do you prefer kreplach or matzoh balls?

Origin

From Yiddish kreplekh, plural of krepel, from German dialect Kräppel 'fritter'.

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Syllabification: krep·lach

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