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piroshki

[pi-rawsh-kee, -rosh-] /pɪˈrɔʃ ki, -ˈrɒʃ-/
noun, (used with a plural verb) Russian Cookery.
1.
small turnovers or dumplings with a filling, as of meat or fruit.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; < Russian pirozhkí, plural of pirozkók, diminutive of piróg stuffed pastry
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  • piroshki are small baked pies stuffed with ground meat, cabbage, or fruit.
British Dictionary definitions for piroshki

pirozhki

/pɪˈrɒʃkɪ/
plural noun (sing) pirozhok (ˈpɪrəˌʒɒk)
1.
small triangular pastries filled with meat, vegetables, etc
Word Origin
C20: from Russian, from pirozhók, diminutive of pirog
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