Definition of pierogi in English:

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pierogi

Pronunciation: /pɪəˈrəʊɡi/
(also perogi, pirogi, or pierogies)

plural noun

North American
Dough dumplings stuffed with a filling such as potato or cheese, typically served with onions or sour cream.
Example sentences
  • Not surprisingly, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe are the birthplaces of some world-class dough specimens: the pierogi, knedliky, and pelmeni that are quintessential peasant food - unpretentious, filling, and cheap.
  • ‘Let's wait for the cinnamon rolls,’ said the people at my table, most of whom were polishing off plates of cottage cheese perogies.
  • For those of you not familiar with pierogies, they are a traditional Polish or Ukrainian dumpling that can be filled with a variety of ingredients.

Origin

From Polish pieróg or Ukrainian pyrih.

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