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gefilte fish

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noun ge·fil·te fish \gə-ˈfil-tə-\

Definition of gefilte fish

  1. :  balls or cakes of seasoned minced fish usually simmered in a fish stock or baked in a tomato sauce



Origin and Etymology of gefilte fish

Yiddish, literally, stuffed fish


First Known Use: 1892


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