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tzimmes

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noun tzim·mes \ˈtsi-məs\

Definition of tzimmes

  1. :  a sweetened combination of vegetables (as carrots and potatoes) or of meat and vegetables often with dried fruits (as prunes) that is stewed or baked in a casserole



Origin and Etymology of tzimmes

Yiddish tsimes, from Middle High German z, zuo at, to + imbīz light meal


First Known Use: 1892


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