Definition of pierogi in English:

pierogi

Line breaks: pier|ogi
Pronunciation: /pɪəˈrəʊgi
 
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(also perogi, pirogi, or pierogies)

noun

North American
  • Dough dumplings stuffed with a filling such as potato or cheese, typically served with onions or sour cream.
    More 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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