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 (krĕp′ləKH, -läKH)
Small pockets of noodle dough filled with ground meat or cheese, usually boiled and served in soups.

[Yiddish kreplech, pl. of krepel, from German dialectal Kräppel, fried pastry, variant of German Krapfen, from Middle High German krapfe, from Old High German krāpfo, hook (from their hooklike shape).]
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(ˈkrɛplɑːk; -lɑːx)
pl n
(Cookery) small filled dough casings usually served in soup
[C20: from Yiddish]
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(ˈkrɛp ləx, -lɑx)

also krep•lech


n., pl. -lach also -lech.
a small pocket of noodle dough filled with ground meat or cheese, usu. boiled and served in soup.
[1890–95; < Yiddish kreplech, pl. of krepl, akin to dial. German Kräppel fritter, German Krapfen apple-fritter]
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