from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A semicircular dumpling with any of various fillings, such as finely chopped meat or vegetables, that is often sautéed after being boiled.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A square- or crescent-shaped dumpling of unleavened dough, stuffed with sauerkraut, cheese, mashed potatoes, cabbage, onion, meat, or any combination of these, or with a fruit filling.
Polish, pl. of pieróg, dumpling, and Russian pirogi, pl. of pirog.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Polish pierogi, singular pieróg, or Ukrainian пироги (pyrohý), singular пиріг (pyríh). (Wiktionary)