[ pi-rawsh-kee, -rosh- ]
/ pɪˈrɔʃ ki, -ˈrɒʃ- /
noun (used with a plural verb)Russian Cooking.
small turnovers or dumplings with a filling, as of meat or fruit.
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Origin of piroshki
1910–15; <Russian pirozhkí, plural of pirozkók, diminutive of piróg stuffed pastry
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