schweinshaxe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German.

Noun[edit]

schweinshaxe (plural schweinshaxes)

  1. A German form of ham hock.
    • 2009 October 4, Christopher Brooks, “Hearty German Fare, and Beer”, in New York Times[1]:
      More enticing are the sauerbraten, marinated in red wine; a Kasseler rippchen (smoked pork chop); and the fork-tender schweinshaxe pork shank, the restaurant’s premier dish ($12.50 to $19.50).