Definition of lebkuchen in English:


Line breaks: leb|ku¦chen
Pronunciation: /ˈleːbkuːk(ə)n


(plural same)
  • A type of biscuit with a cake-like texture, typically glazed and containing spices and honey.
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    • 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.


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

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