plural kichlach
or kichel
: a semisweet baked product made of eggs, flour, and sugar usually rolled and cut in diamond shape and baked until puffed

Word History


Yiddish kikhel small cake, diminutive of kukhen cake, from Old High German kuocho

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“Kichel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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