gefilte fish

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EtymologyEdit

Yiddish געפֿילטע־פֿיש ‎(gefilte fish, stuffed fish), from געפֿילט ‎(gefilt, stuffed), from Old High German. (Compare German gefüllter ‎(stuffed) + Fisch ‎(fish).)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈfɪltə fɪʃ/

NounEdit

gefilte fish ‎(uncountable)

  1. A dish of stuffed fish, or of fish cakes in broth.
    • 2011 Jan/Feb, Sally Schloss, “The Goose Girl”, in Moment[1], volume 36, number 1, page 49:
      Today you will shop for me. Tonight we will have gefilte fish.