Definitions for knishknɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knishknɪʃ(n.)

  1. a baked turnover filled usu. with potatoes, kasha, or meat.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of knish:

1925–30; < Yiddish < Pol knysz

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knish(noun)

    (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack

Wiktionary

  1. knish(Noun)

    An Eastern European Jewish, or Yiddish, snack food consisting of a dumpling covered with a shell of baked or fried dough

  2. Origin: From the קניש, from the and книш, from Turkic.

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  1. Knish

    A knish or knysh is an Eastern European, and Jewish snack food made popular in North America by Eastern European immigrants, eaten widely by both Jewish and non-Jewish people.

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