Origin: NE Yiddish beygl < MHG *bougel > Austrian Ger beugel, kind of croissant; akin to Ger bügel, stirrup, orig. ring < beugen, to bend: for IE base see bow
See bagel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Yiddish beygl
Origin: , from Middle High German *böugel
Origin: , diminutive of bouc, ring
Origin: , from Old High German boug; see bheug- in Indo-European roots.
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