pumpernickel

noun pum·per·nick·el \ ˈpəm-pər-ˌni-kəl \

Definition of pumpernickel

:a dark coarse sourdough bread made of unbolted rye flour

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Origin and Etymology of pumpernickel

German, from pumpern to break wind + Nickel goblin; from its reputed indigestibility


PUMPERNICKEL Defined for English Language Learners

pumpernickel

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Definition of pumpernickel for English Language Learners

  • : a heavy and dark type of bread made from rye


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pumpernickel

noun pum·per·nick·el \ ˈpəm-pər-ˌni-kəl \

Definition of pumpernickel for Students

:a dark rye bread

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