noun pfef·fer·nuss \ˈfefə(r)ˌnüs, -nu̇s, G ˈ(p)fefərˌnu̇s\

Definition of pfeffernuss



\-nüsə, -nu̇sə, G -nuesə\
  1. :  a small hard highly spiced cookie made traditionally for the Christmas holidays

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Origin and Etymology of pfeffernuss

German, from pfeffer + nuss nut, from Old High German nuz — more at nut

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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