borsht
borsht orsht n. [Russian] a Russian soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation, and often served with sour cream. Also, as used in the U.S., a sour cabbage soup, called in Russian {shchi}.

Syn: borsch, borsh, borscht, borshch, bortsch. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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