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goulash

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noun gou·lash \ˈgü-ˌläsh, -ˌlash\

Simple Definition of goulash

  • : a dish of meat, vegetables, and paprika that is slowly cooked in liquid

  • : a mixture of different things

Full Definition of goulash

  1. 1 :  a stew made with meat (as beef), assorted vegetables, and paprika

  2. 2 :  a round in bridge played with hands produced by a redistribution of previously dealt cards

  3. 3 :  a mixture of heterogeneous elements :  jumble

Examples of goulash

  1. a goulash of facts and figures



Origin of goulash

Hungarian gulyás, short for gulyáshús, literally, herdsman's meat


First Known Use: 1866


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