spaetzle


spaetz·le

noun \ˈshpet-slə, -səl, -slē also ˈshpāt-\
plural spaetzle or spaetzles also spätzle or spätzles

Definition of SPAETZLE

:  a small dumpling cooked by running batter through a colander into boiling water

Variants of SPAETZLE

spaetz·le also spätz·le \ˈshpet-slə, -səl, -slē also ˈshpāt-\

Origin of SPAETZLE

German Spätzle, from German dialect, diminutive of Spatz sparrow, dumpling
First Known Use: 1933

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