noun \ˈbā-gəl\

: a bread roll shaped like a ring

Full Definition of BAGEL

:  a firm doughnut-shaped roll traditionally made by boiling and then baking

Origin of BAGEL

Yiddish beygl, from Middle High German *böugel ring, from bouc ring, from Old High German; akin to Old English bēag ring, būgan to bend — more at bow
First Known Use: 1916

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