Meaning of pretzel

pret•zel

Pronunciation: (pret'sul), [key]
— n.
  1. a crisp, dry biscuit, usually in the form of a knot or stick, salted on the outside.
  2. a larger version of this, made of soft, chewy bread dough.
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