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


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