German, from bröt- (from brot bread, from Old High German brōt) + -chen, diminutive suffix, from Middle High German -chīn; akin to Middle Dutch -kijn, diminutive suffix
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“Brötchen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/br%C3%B6tchen. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.
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