Definitions for pumpernickelˈpʌm pərˌnɪk əl
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black bread, pumpernickel(noun)
bread made of coarse rye flour
A German sourdough bread made from rye
Origin: From Pumpernickel.
a sort of bread, made of unbolted rye, which forms the chief food of the Westphalian peasants. It is acid but nourishing
Pumpernickel is a typically heavy, slightly sweet rye bread traditionally made with coarsely ground rye. It is often made with a combination of rye flour and whole rye berries. At one time it was traditional peasant fare, but largely during the 20th century various forms became popular through delicatessens and supermarkets.
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