a chewy cookie made with honey, spices, nuts, and candied fruits
Origin of LebkuchenGerman ; from Middle High German lebekuoche ; from lebe, loaf, akin to leip (; from Old High German leib, hlaib), loaf) + Middle High German kuoche, cake from source German kuchen: see cake
nounpl. Lebkuchen lebkuchen
A chewy, honey-sweetened spice cake or cookie, often containing nuts or candied fruits.
Origin of lebkuchenGerman, from Middle High German lebekuoche : lebe-, of unknown meaning + kuoche, cake; see kuchen.