Definition of zwieback in English:

zwieback

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Pronunciation: /ˈzwiːbak
 
, ˈtsviːbak
 
/

noun

  • A rusk or biscuit made by baking a small loaf and then toasting slices until they are dry and crisp.
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    • I don't think anything can precisely substitute for zwieback, which is a lightly sweetened yeast rusk.
    • To make zwiebacks, pinch off two small buns of dough and place one smaller one on top of the larger, bottom one.
    • Usually by eight to ten months, a healthy infant can have finely chopped foods or zwiebacks with minimal likelihood for choking.

Origin

German, literally 'twice-bake'.

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