[pi-roh-gee] /pɪˈroʊ gi/

noun, plural pierogi, pierogies. Eastern European Cookery.
a small dough envelope filled with mashed potato, meat, cheese, or vegetables, crimped to seal the edge and then boiled or fried, typically served with sour cream or onions.

1854, from Yiddish, from Russian, plural of pirog “pie,” perhaps borrowed from the Turkic language of the Kazan Tatars (cf. Turkish borek).


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