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hassenpfeffer

[hah-suh n-fef-er] /ˈhɑ sənˌfɛf ər/
noun

hasenpfeffer

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[hah-suh n-fef-er] /ˈhɑ sənˌfɛf ər/
noun
1.
a stew of marinated rabbit meat garnished usually with sour cream.
Origin of hasenpfeffer
1890-1895
1890-95; < German, equivalent to Hasen-, combining form of Hase hare + Pfeffer pepper
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  • I can still remember the day I won my "H" at dear old hassenpfeffer in the 'cross-country run.

    Seeing Things at Night Heywood Broun
  • Any chef (especially German) can prepare what is called "hassenpfeffer stew."

    Suppers Paul Pierce
Word Origin and History for hassenpfeffer

hasenpfeffer

n.

1892, from German hasenpfeffer, from Hase "hare" (see hare) + pfeffer "pepper" (see pepper).

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