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knish

[knish] /knɪʃ/
noun, Jewish Cookery.
1.
a fried or baked turnover or roll of dough with a filling, as of meat, kasha, or potato, often eaten as an appetizer or snack.
Origin of knish
1925-1930
1925-30; < Yiddish < Polish knysz
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knish

/knɪʃ/
noun
1.
a piece of dough stuffed with potato, meat, or some other filling and baked or fried
Word Origin
Yiddish, from Russian knysh cake; compare Polish knysz
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n.

1930, from Yiddish, from Russian knysh, a kind of cake.

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