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stroganoff

[ straw-guh-nawf, stroh- ]
/ ˈstrɔ gəˌnɔf, ˈstroʊ- /
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noun Cookery.

a dish of meat sautéed with onion and cooked in a sauce of sour cream, seasonings, and, usually, mushrooms: beef stroganoff.

RELATED WORDS

goulash, hash, stew, pottage

Nearby words

stroboscopy, strobotron, strode, stroessner, stroessner, alfredo, stroganoff, stroheim, stroke, stroke hole, stroke oar, stroke play

Origin of stroganoff

named after P. Stroganov, 19th-century Russian count and diplomat
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British Dictionary definitions for stroganoff

stroganoff

/ (ˈstrɒɡəˌnɒf) /

noun

short for beef stroganoff
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for stroganoff

Stroganoff


name of a beef dish cooked in sauce containing sour cream, 1932, from French, from name of 19c. Russian diplomat Count Paul Stroganov.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper