German, from Middle High German lebekuoche, from lebe loaf (akin to Middle High German leib loaf, from Old High German leib, hleb) + kuoche cake, from Old High German kuocho, chuohho
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“Lebkuchen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lebkuchen. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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