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

     

    cracknel

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkræknəl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkræknəl//
     
    Sweets and desserts
     
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  1. 1[countable] a type of crisp biscuit that is not sweet See related entries: Sweets and desserts
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] a sweet made from a flat, crisp piece of sugar, often with nuts in See related entries: Sweets and desserts
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: alteration of Old French craquelin, from Middle Dutch krākelinc, from krāken ‘to crack’.