Definition of shepherd's pie in English:

shepherd's pie

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Pronunciation: /ʃɛpədzˈpʌɪ


  • A dish of minced meat under a layer of mashed potato.
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    • Early pies had pastry tops; but modern pies may have a topping of something else (e.g. the mashed potato topping of shepherd's pie or cottage pie) or even be topless (as in the USA).
    • The meat was melt-in-the-mouth gorgeous and the shepherd's pie had fluffy mashed potato and flavoursome meat.
    • For supper, I make a shepherd's pie with organic beef and potatoes from my box.

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