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



BrE BrE//ˈpretsl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpretsl//
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a crisp salty biscuit in the shape of a knot or stick, often served with drinks at a party See related entries: Carbohydrates Word Origin mid 19th cent. (originally US): from German Pretzel.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pretzel