pirog

Alternative Spellings

peerog

Definitions

  • (pl. pirogen, pirogn) A small dumpling filed with meat or vegetables.

Example Sentences

  • "As far as I can remember pirogen was a family favorite for us, the ultimate comfort food for everyone." (http://momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.com/2006/07/pirogen-step-by-step.html)

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

פּיראָגן pirogn 'dumplings'

Who Uses This

Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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