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kedgeree

[ kej-uh-ree ]

noun

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


kedgeree

/ ˌkɛdʒəˈriː /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of kedgeree1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of kedgeree1

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

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Example Sentences

Blake turned out a magnificent meat pudding during his week, and Sawyer manufactured a salmon kedgeree.

He helped himself to a plentiful portion of kedgeree, Freddie watching him with repulsion mingled with envy.

Derek, who had finished his kedgeree and was now making himself a blot on Freddie's horizon with toast and marmalade, laughed.

There is a fish pie of successive layers of rice, eggs, and fish, which is one of the native dishes and is much like Kedgeree.

But he made the best of it, and drank his coffee and ate kedgeree and toast with not too bad an appetite.

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