Definition of lebkuchen in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleɪbkuːk(ə)n/

noun (plural same)

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


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

Words that rhyme with lebkuchen

Lucan, toucan
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