beef stroganoff

noun Cookery.
stroganoff made with strips of beef.

Origin:
1940–45

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beef stroganoff
 
n
a dish of thin strips of beef cooked with onions, mushrooms, and seasonings, served in a sour-cream sauce
 
[C19: named after Count Paul Stroganoff, 19th-century Russian diplomat]

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Blintzes and borscht are great, and the beef stroganoff, that's really good.
My nephew once came back from a neighbor's house all excited about the beef
  stroganoff he'd had for dinner.
Meat dishes, such as beef stroganoff and chicken supreme, also appear on the
  menu.
It's one of the few places in town with a good beef stroganoff, with choice
  pieces of meat.
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