nounpl. -·len or -·lens
a sweet, yeast-raised, German bread containing fruit and nuts
Origin of stollenGer, literally , post (in reference to shape) from Old High German stollo from Indo-European base an unverified form stel-, to place from source still
nounpl. stollen, or stol·lens
A rich yeast bread containing dried fruit, such as raisins, candied fruit, such as citron, chopped nuts, and spices.
Origin of stollenGerman prop, support, stollen ; see stull.
Not to be confused with “stolen".
From German Stollen.