Definitions for knishknɪʃ
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a baked turnover filled usu. with potatoes, kasha, or meat.
Origin of knish:
1925–30; < Yiddish < Pol knysz
(Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack
An Eastern European Jewish, or Yiddish, snack food consisting of a dumpling covered with a shell of baked or fried dough
Origin: From the קניש, from the and книш, from Turkic.
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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