noun tzim·mes \ˈtsi-məs\

Definition of tzimmes

  1. :  a sweetened combination of vegetables (such as carrots and potatoes) or of meat and vegetables often with dried fruits (such 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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