spaetzle

noun spaetz·le \ ˈshpet-slə , -sᵊl , -slē also ˈshpāt- \
variants: or less commonly
Updated on: 25 Nov 2017

Definition of spaetzle

plural spaetzle or spaetzles also spätzle or spätzles
: a small dumpling cooked by running batter through a colander into boiling water

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Origin and Etymology of spaetzle

German Spätzle, from German dialect, diminutive of Spatz sparrow, dumpling


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