from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Thinly sliced beef fillet sautéed and mixed with onions, mushrooms, sour cream, and herbs, often served on a bed of noodles or rice.
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- n. sauteed strips of beef and mushrooms in sour cream sauce served with noodles
After Count Pavel Alexandrovich Stroganov (1774-1817), Russian diplomat.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)