shepherd's pie


noun

a baked dish of ground or diced meat with a crust of mashed potatoes.

Nearby words

  1. shepherd dog,
  2. shepherd king,
  3. shepherd satellite,
  4. shepherd's check,
  5. shepherd's needle,
  6. shepherd's weatherglass,
  7. shepherd's-purse,
  8. shepherdess,
  9. sheppard,
  10. sheppard's correction

Origin of shepherd's pie

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for shepherd's pie

shepherd's pie

noun

mainly British a baked dish of minced meat covered with mashed potatoAlso called: cottage pie
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