Definition of kaiser noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    kaiser

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkaɪzə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkaɪzər//
     
    (from German) Carbohydrates
     
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  1. 1 Kaiser (in the past) a ruler of Germany, of Austria, or of the Holy Roman Empire Kaiser Wilhelm
  2. 2(also kaiser roll) (North American English) a crisp bread roll See related entries: Carbohydrates
  3. Word Origin Middle English cayser, from Old Norse keisari, based on Latin Caesar, family name of the Roman statesman, Julius Caesar, and later reinforced by Middle Dutch keiser. The modern English form (early 19th cent.) derives from German Kaiser.
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