Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A flat, round baked roll topped with onion flakes.

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  • noun A flat bread roll topped with onion flakes. Instead of a hole like a bagel, it has a depression in the middle.

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  • noun flat crusty-bottomed onion roll

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for Yiddish bialistoker (kukhn), (cake) from Białystok, bialy, from bialistoker, from Białystok.]

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From Yiddish ביאַלי, from the Polish city of Bialystok.

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