borscht

[ bawrsht ]
/ bɔrʃt /

noun

any of various eastern European soups made with beets, cabbage, potatoes, or other vegetables and served hot or chilled, often with sour cream.

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Also borsch [bawrsh] /bɔrʃ/, borshch [bawrsh, bawrshch] /bɔrʃ, bɔrʃtʃ/.

Origin of borscht

1880–85; < Yiddish borsht; compare Ukrainian, Byelorussian, Russian borshch soup with red beets as ingredient; or directly < East Slavic
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British Dictionary definitions for borscht

borscht

borsch (bɔːʃ) or borshch (bɔːʃtʃ)

/ (bɔːʃt) /

noun

a Russian and Polish soup based on beetroot

Word Origin for borscht

C19: from Russian borshch
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