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zwieback

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noun zwie·back \ˈswē-ˌbak, ˈswī-, ˈzwē-, ˈzwī-, -ˌbäk\

Simple Definition of zwieback

  • : a dry, hard bread that is eaten especially by young children

Full Definition of zwieback

  1. :  a usually sweetened bread enriched with eggs that is baked and then sliced and toasted until dry and crisp

Origin of zwieback

German, literally, twice baked, from zwie- twice (from Old High German zwi-) + backen to bake, from Old High German bahhan — more at twi-, bake


First Known Use: 1863

Rhymes with zwieback

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ZWIEBACK Defined for Kids

zwieback

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noun zwie·back \ˈswē-ˌbak, ˈswī-\

Definition of zwieback

  1. :  a usually sweetened bread made with eggs that is baked and then sliced and toasted until dry and crisp




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