from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A baked pudding of noodles or potatoes, eggs, and seasonings, traditionally eaten by Jews on the Sabbath.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A baked pudding of rice, pasta, or potatoes with vegetables or raisins and spices; a traditional Jewish dish.
- n. A traditional house ornament made of glass.
- n. An overly materialistic and excessively groomed young woman.
Yiddish kugel, ball (from its puffed-up shape), from Middle High German.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Yiddish קוגל (kugl) (Wiktionary)