stollen

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noun stol·len \ˈshtō-lən, ˈshtȯ-, ˈshtə-, or with s for sh\

Definition of stollen

plural

stollen

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stollens

  1. :  a sweet yeast bread of German origin containing fruit and nuts

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Origin and Etymology of stollen

German, literally, post, support, from Old High German stollo — more at stela


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