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kedgeree

[ kej-uh-ree ]
/ ˈkɛdʒ əˌri /
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noun

East Indian Cooking. a cooked dish consisting of rice, lentils, and spices.
a cooked dish of rice, fish, hard-boiled eggs, butter, cream, and seasonings.

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Origin of kedgeree

First recorded in 1655–65, kedgeree is from the Hindi word khicṛī, khicaṛī

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British Dictionary definitions for kedgeree

kedgeree
/ (ˌkɛdʒəˈriː) /

noun

mainly British a lightly curried dish consisting of rice, cooked flaked fish, and hard-boiled eggs

Word Origin for kedgeree

C17: from Hindi khicarī, from Sanskrit khiccā, of obscure origin
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