kedgeree

[ kej-uh-ree ]
/ ˈkɛdʒ əˌri /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. ked,
  2. kedah,
  3. kedar,
  4. keddah,
  5. kedge,
  6. kediri,
  7. kedleston hall,
  8. kedron,
  9. kedushah,
  10. keef

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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