borsht

borsht

noun
a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation [syn: borsch
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borsht

beet soup of the Slavic countries. Although borsch is important in Russian and Polish cuisines, the Ukraine is frequently cited as its place of origin. Borsches are eaten hot or cold; some are clear and light, others thick and substantial.

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