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stroganoff

[straw-guh-nawf, stroh-]
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noun Cookery.
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • The leaders of the Voltaireans were two noblemen, named, respectively, Stroganoff and Schuvaloff.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • The statuette is called the Stroganoff Apollo, because it belongs to the collection of a nobleman of that name.


British Dictionary definitions for stroganoff

stroganoff

noun
  1. short for beef stroganoff
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Word Origin and History for stroganoff

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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