Definitions

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

  • n. A sweet bun made from yeasted dough and usually having a fruit or poppy seed filling.

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  • n. Alternative form of kolache.

Etymologies

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

Czech koláče, wheel-shaped cake, pl. of koláč, from kolo, wheel; see calash.

Examples

  • Fresh challah bread, kolacky, paczkis, and babkas could be found daily, starting at 6 a.m.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • Formerly a Polish bakery, Alliance was sold to a French pastry a few years back and is now turning wonderful-looking (and affordable) French pastries in addition to offerings like quiche and, in a nod to the neighborhood, kolacky (not always on the menu).

    Chicago Reader

  • Hours: Lunch, Dinner: seven days Budget-friendly Czech food -- liver dumpling soup, superb roast duck, kolacky.

    Chicago Reader

  • The kolacky, incidentally, is a Czech fruit-filled bun.

    The Albert Lea Tribune

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