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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pump′er-nik-el, n. a kind of coarse bread, made of unsifted rye, much used in Westphalia. [Ger., a heavy, stupid fellow, from pumper, a heavy fall, nickel=Nicholas.]
The numerical value of pumpernickel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pumpernickel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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