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cruller

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noun crul·ler \ˈkrə-lər\

Simple Definition of cruller

  • : a sweet food made from a piece of dough that has been twisted and fried

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cruller

  1. 1 :  a small sweet cake in the form of a twisted strip fried in deep fat

  2. 2 Northern & Midland :  an unraised doughnut

Origin and Etymology of cruller

Dutch krulle, a twisted cake, from krul curly, from Middle Dutch crul — more at curl


First Known Use: 1801

Rhymes with cruller


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