[straw-guh-nawf, stroh-]

noun Cookery.

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

Origin of stroganoff

named after P. Stroganov, 19th-century Russian count and diplomat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for stroganoff

goulash, hash, stew, pottage

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British Dictionary definitions for stroganoff



short for beef stroganoff
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Word Origin and History for stroganoff


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

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