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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In one grouping, the diners — of Irish, German, Polish, Mexican, Cambodian and Italian descents — talked about a dumpling being a universal food, with multiple cultures having a version: pierogi, ravioli, empanadas, kreplach.
The dish evolved, spread from Italian shores, and gave rise to countless forms around the world: as kreplach for Rosh Hashanah, say, or breaded and deep-fried in St. Louis.
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Origin and Etymology of kreplach
Yiddish kreplekh, plural of krepl filled dumpling
First Known Use: circa 1892See Words from the same year
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