Definitions for pumpernickelˈpʌm pərˌnɪk əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pum•per•nick•elˈpʌm pərˌnɪk əl(n.)

  1. a coarse, dark, slightly sour bread made of unbolted rye.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of pumpernickel:

1750–60; < G pumper(n) to break wind +Nickel hypocoristic form of Nikolaus Nicholas (cf. nickel ); presumably applied to the bread from its effect on the digestive system

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black bread, pumpernickel(noun)

    bread made of coarse rye flour

Wiktionary

  1. pumpernickel(Noun)

    A German sourdough bread made from rye

  2. Origin: From Pumpernickel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pumpernickel(noun)

    a sort of bread, made of unbolted rye, which forms the chief food of the Westphalian peasants. It is acid but nourishing

Freebase

  1. Pumpernickel

    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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