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n. "A slow-cooked stew made of beef, beans, potatoes, and other vegetables. Cholent is a common Sabbath dish..." (JPS).
"Daniel makes his cholent with potatoes and beans."
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tchulent, chulent, tsholent, cholnt, kholent, kholnt, chulnt
Originally from Old (Judeo-)French, chalent (warming), derived from Latin calentem, present participle of calere (be warm) (Steinmetz). Jewish law traditionally forbids cooking on the Sabbath, so observant Jews often prepare a slow cooking dish before the Sabbath to be ready for the Sabbath lunch in order to have hot food. Similar dishes such as hamin and adafina are made by Sephardim.
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