noun Jewish or Eastern European Cookery.
a cold soup of sorrel to which chopped egg, sour cream, lemon juice, and chopped scallions are sometimes added.
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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