plural schnecken
: 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

Word History


German, literally, snail, from Old High German snecko

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“Schnecke.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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