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stollen

Syllabification: stol·len
Pronunciation: /ˈstōlən, ˈSHtô-
 
/

Definition of stollen in English:

noun

A rich German fruit and nut loaf.
Example sentences
  • Dresden stollen is one of the most famous German Christmas breads; plainer Stollen are also made, some aniseed flavoured, as are springerle biscuits.
  • Whether it is the towering panettone and pandoro of Italy, the fruit-studded crown of French kugelhopf or the oblong stollens of Germany, it is the shape that distinguishes the bread as celebratory and regional.
  • Place the marzipan in the center of the stollen.

Origin

from German Stollen.

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