shepherd's pie

noun
Updated on: 23 Mar 2018

Definition of shepherd's pie

: a meat pie with a mashed potato crust

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First Known Use of shepherd's pie

1854

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shepherd's pie

Definition of shepherd's pie for English Language Learners

  • : a dish of meat and sometimes vegetables covered with a crust of mashed potatoes


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