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borscht Syllabification: borscht
Pronunciation: /bôrSHt/
(also borsch)

Definition of borscht in English:


A soup made with beets and usually served with sour cream, associated with the cuisine of eastern and central Europe, especially Russia, Poland, and Ukraine.
Example sentences
  • From Russian borscht (a beetroot soup) to banana samal (a Southern Indian dish), he hoped to give the children the opportunity of trying something new and healthy.
  • Jack laughed at that, shook his head, and began serving supper - a bowl of borscht with sour cream and rye bread, perogies and cabbage-rolls and good kolbassa sausage.
  • Beet soup with duck is a hearty take on borscht, and while a brilliantly vermilion gazpacho could have been our favorite soup, it was, uncharacteristically, too salty.


Russian borshch.

Words that rhyme with borscht

stonewashed • unquenched
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