stroganoff

[straw-guh-nawf, stroh-]
noun Cookery.
a dish of meat sautéed with onion and cooked in a sauce of sour cream, seasonings, and, usually, mushrooms: beef stroganoff.

Origin:
named after P. Stroganov, 19th-century Russian count and diplomat

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stroganoff (ˈstrɒɡəˌnɒf)
 
n
short for beef stroganoff

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Main Entry:  stroganoff
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a dish of tender beef strips, mushrooms, and onions cooked in a sour-cream sauce and served with noodles or rice; also called stroganov, beef stroganoff, boeuf stroganoff
Etymology:  French, for Russian diplomat Paul Stroganov
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Stroganoff
name of a beef dish cooked in sauce containing sour cream, 1932, from Fr., from name of 19c. Rus. diplomat Count Paul Stroganov.
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