What does pumpernickel mean?

Definitions for pumpernickelˈpʌm pərˌnɪk əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black bread, pumpernickel(noun)

    bread made of coarse rye flour


  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

  2. Origin: [G.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pumpernickel

    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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pumpernickel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pumpernickel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kerry Coyne:

    We have watched the coffee category expand and adapt as Millennials converted to coffee drinkers, attracted by the smoother flavor and artisanal characteristics and third - and fourth-wave coffee, we knew our culinary team could deliver that same premium, hand-crafted sensory experience with the bellowed category hero of espresso in our best-in-class, fresh-baked bagel. The caffeine in the bagel is sourced from both espresso and coffee-cherry flour. Einstein’s exact recipe is proprietary but in addition to packing a caffeinated punch, the new bagel also has 13 grams of protein, derived from cocoa. We ’d all love a little extra energy in the morning, but do the enhancned bagels actually taste any good ? The product left tasters divided in a pretty even split. The product itself resembles a dark brown pumpernickel bagel and, upon the first few nibbles, tastes like a chewy plain bagel with a slightly sweet taste. After a few more bites, however, the bitterness from the espresso really kicks in.

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