bagel

noun ba·gel \ ˈbā-gəl \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of bagel

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

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Origin and Etymology 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


BAGEL Defined for English Language Learners

bagel

noun

Definition of bagel for English Language Learners

  • : a bread roll shaped like a ring


BAGEL Defined for Kids

bagel

noun ba·gel \ ˈbā-gəl \

Definition of bagel for Students

: a bread roll shaped like a ring


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