- any of various eastern European soups made with beets, cabbage, potatoes, or other vegetables and served hot or chilled, often with sour cream.
Origin of borscht
Examples from the Web for borscht
Proving that Russian food is more than borscht, Mari Vanna in Dupont is cozy and offers hearty food that will fill you right up.A Local’s Guide to D.C. During the Holidays
December 18, 2013
It goes without saying that borscht and varenyky (Ukrainian stuffed dumplings) are a must try.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World
September 21, 2013
Whenever one of us needed a carrot for borscht or a hand to move a drunk out of the elevator, the help arrived at once.Russian Girl Katia Popova Was Trapped in Her Apartment for Nine Years
December 6, 2011
She came to school toting “shame-based food” like borscht, hot potato salad, and cotletten-and-ketchup sandwiches.Moving In With Mom, Dad and God
October 27, 2009
borsch (bɔːʃ) or borshch (bɔːʃtʃ)
- a Russian and Polish soup based on beetroot
Word Origin and History for borscht
1884, from Russian borshch "cow parsnip," which was an original recipe ingredient. Borscht belt "region of predominantly Jewish resorts in and around the Catskill Mountains of New York" (also known as the Yiddish Alps) is by 1938.