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cruller (n.)

kind of doughnut fried crisp in boiling lard, 1805, American English, apparently from Dutch kruller, from krullen "to curl," from Middle Dutch crullen, which is cognate with curl (v.). Compare Frisian krillen, Swedish krulla; also Middle English crullen "to curl (the hair)."

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Definitions of cruller

cruller (n.)
small friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried; richer than doughnuts;
Synonyms: twister
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