semmel

noun
sem·​mel | \ ˈseməl, ˈze- \
plural semmels or semmel

Definition of semmel

: a bread roll with a crisp crust and a variously shaped top

History and Etymology for semmel

German, from Old High German semala, simila fine wheat flour, from Latin simila finest wheat flour

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“Semmel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semmel. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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