kreplach

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noun krep·lach \ ˈkrep-ləḵ , -ˌläḵ \

Definition of kreplach

:square or triangular dumplings filled with ground meat or cheese, boiled or fried, and usually served in soup

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Origin and Etymology of kreplach

Yiddish kreplekh, plural of krepl filled dumpling


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