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What does the word לאַטקעס (latkes) mean?

לאַטקעס is the Yiddish word used for the potato pancakes commonly eaten on Chanukah. Where does the word לאַטקעס come from originally? What exactly does it mean?
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Eating meat on Hannuka?

Is there a source to require eating meat at the Hanuka meal?
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Donut and its deeper significance

What is the significance for eating Donuts on Chanukah Beyond the Oil connection?