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latke

Syllabification: lat·ke
Pronunciation: /ˈlätkə
 
/

Definition of latke in English:

noun

(In Jewish cooking) a pancake, especially one made with grated potato.
Example sentences
  • It was therefore the food of the Ashkenazi - chopped liver and gefilte fish, salt beef and latkes, cholent and borscht - which predominated there for many years.
  • The latke uses raw potato bound with egg and matzo meal.
  • We also shared potato latkes which, too, were excellent.

Origin

Yiddish.

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