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Definitions for zwieback
ˈzwaɪˌbæk, -ˌbɑk, ˈzwi-, ˈswaɪ-, ˈswi-zwieback

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zwieback, rusk, Brussels biscuit, twice-baked breadnoun

    slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp


  1. zwiebacknoun

    a usually sweetened bread enriched with eggs that is baked and then sliced and toasted until dry and crisp

  2. zwiebacknoun

    a teething food for toddler children


  1. Zwieback

    Zwieback is a type of crisp, sweetened bread, made with eggs and baked twice. 'It originated in East Prussia, Germany. The Mennonites brought Zwieback to Russia; during and after the Russian Revolution, they brought Zwieback to Canada and other parts of the world. It is sliced before it is baked a second time, which produces crisp, brittle slices that closely resemble melba toast. Zwieback is commonly used to feed teething children, and as the first solid food for patients with an upset stomach. The name comes from German zwei or zwie, and backen, meaning "to bake". Zwieback hence literally translates to "twice-baked".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Zwieback

    zvī′bak, n. biscuit rusk, or a sweet spiced bread toasted. [Ger.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zwieback in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zwieback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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