- twice-baked bread
Other Word Forms of Zwieback
Origin of Zwieback
German zwie- twice (from Middle High German zwi-) (from Old High German dwo- in Indo-European roots) backen to bake (from Middle High German) (from Old High German bahhan, backan)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
^ “zwieback” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).; though it gives Zweiback as the source.
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