Definition of zwieback in English:

zwieback

Syllabification: zwie·back
Pronunciation: /ˈswēˌbak, ˈzwē-, ˈswī-, ˈzwī-
 
/

noun

A rusk or cracker made by baking a small loaf and then toasting slices until they are dry and crisp.
More example sentences
  • 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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