Definition of schnecke
: a cinnamon bun made of rich yeast-leavened dough that is rolled up like a jelly roll, cut into crosswise slices, and baked cut side down —usually used in plural
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Origin and Etymology of schnecke
German, literally, snail, from Old High German snecko — more at snail
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