- a dish of meat sautéed with onion and cooked in a sauce of sour cream, seasonings, and, usually, mushrooms: beef stroganoff.
Origin of stroganoff
named after P. Stroganov, 19th-century Russian count and diplomat
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Examples from the Web for stroganoff
The leaders of the Voltaireans were two noblemen, named, respectively, Stroganoff and Schuvaloff.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
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The statuette is called the Stroganoff Apollo, because it belongs to the collection of a nobleman of that name.A History of Art for Beginners and Students
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- short for beef stroganoff
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Word Origin and History for stroganoff
name of a beef dish cooked in sauce containing sour cream, 1932, from French, from name of 19c. Russian diplomat Count Paul Stroganov.
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