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pelmeny

or pel·me·ni

[ pel-muh-nee; Russian pyil-mye-nyi ]
/ ˈpɛl mə ni; Russian pyɪlˈmyɛ nyɪ /
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plural noun Russian Cooking.

a Siberian dish of small pockets of dough filled with seasoned, minced beef, lamb, or pork and served boiled, fried, or in a soup.

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Origin of pelmeny

1940–45; <Russian pelʾméni, plural of pelʾménʾ, dissimilated form of dial. pelʾnyánʾ<Komi, Udmurt pelʾńań, equivalent to pelʾ ear + ńań bread, pastry (so called from their earlike shape
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