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lebkuchen

Line breaks: leb|ku¦chen
Pronunciation: /ˈleːbkuːk(ə)n
 
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Definition of lebkuchen in English:

noun

(plural same)
A type of biscuit with a cake-like texture, typically glazed and containing spices and honey.
Example sentences
  • There is a very good German bakery in Edinburgh, but his lebkuchen are very expensive, and I have to feed about 20 people.
  • It was a small cake, some kind of lebkuchen.
  • His lebkuchen slipped from his fingers and shattered on the floor.

Origin

German Lebkuchen, from Kuchen 'cake'; the origin of the first element is uncertain.

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