haggis

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noun hag·gis \ˈha-gəs\

Definition of haggis

  1. :  a traditionally Scottish dish that consists of the heart, liver, and lungs of a sheep or a calf minced with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings and boiled in the stomach of the animal

Origin and Etymology of haggis

Middle English hagese


First Known Use: 15th century


HAGGIS Defined for English Language Learners

haggis

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noun hag·gis \ˈha-gəs\

Definition of haggis for English Language Learners

  • : a Scottish dish made from the organs of a sheep that are chopped up, mixed with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings, and boiled in the stomach of the sheep


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