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schav

[ shahv, shchahv ]
/ ʃɑv, ʃtʃɑv /
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noun Jewish or Eastern European Cooking.
a cold soup of sorrel to which chopped egg, sour cream, lemon juice, and chopped scallions are sometimes added.
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Origin of schav

<Yiddish shtshav sorrel, soup made with sorrel <Polish szczaw, akin to Czech štʾavel,Serbo-Croatian štàvelj,Russian shchavélʾ sorrel
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