Definition of Pirogi

1. Noun. Small fruit or meat turnover baked or fried.

Exact synonyms: Piroshki, Pirozhki
Generic synonyms: Turnover
Geographical relationships: Russia, Soviet Union, Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics, Ussr



Definition of Pirogi

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of pierogi) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pirogi

1. pierogi [n -ES] - See also: pierogi

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pirogi

pirl
pirlicue
pirlicued
pirlicues
pirlimycin
pirls
pirn
pirnie
pirnies
pirnit
pirns
piroctone olamine
pirog
pirogen
piroghi
pirogi (current term)
pirogies
pirogis
pirogue
pirogues
pirojki
piromen
piromidic acid
piroplasm
piroplasma
piroplasmata
piroplasmida
piroplasmosis
piroplasms

Literary usage of Pirogi

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1. Memoirs of Prince Adam Czartoryski and His Correspondence with Alexander I by Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, Alexander, Adam Gielgud (1888)
"He once made a bet that he would eat an enormous dish of pirogi* alone, without hurting ... He gained his bet, and drank some punch to wash the pirogi down. ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"A couple of plain boiled eggs, a mouthful of your excellent home-cured ham, and a few cheese pirogi are really all I require,—quite sufficient, ..."

3. The American Catholic Quarterly Review by James Andrew Corcoran, Patrick John Ryan, Edmond Francis Prendergast (1886)
"To drink there was the water of the Neva, not always over-clear, and quass, and occasionally, on any special day, a bottle of port wine or of porter. pirogi ..."

4. Russia of the Russians by Harold Williams (1915)
"For special occasions the women bake pirogi or pasties filled with cabbage, more rarely with rice, and still more rarely with meat. ..."

5. Poland: The Knight Among Nations by Louis E. Van Norman (1908)
"After the fish come conserved fruits, and then delicious little pirogi, a little cake or dumpling that looks like a tiny loaf of rye bread, stuffed with ..."

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