goulash
noun Etymology: Hungarian gulyás, short for gulyáshús, literally, herdsman's meat Date: 1866 1. a stew made with meat (as beef), assorted vegetables, and paprika 2. a round in bridge played with hands produced by a redistribution of previously dealt cards 3. a mixture of heterogeneous elements ; jumble

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  • goulash — [go͞o′läsh΄; ] also [, go͞o′lash΄] n. [Ger gulasch < Hung gulyás, lit., cattle herder (< gulya, cattle), hence herdsman s food] a stew made of beef or veal and onions, and sometimes other vegetables, and seasoned with paprika: also… …   English World dictionary

  • goulash — 1866, from Hungarian gulyáshês, from gulyás herdsman + hês meat. In Hungarian, beef or lamb soup made by herdsmen while pasturing …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Goulash — For a style of play of contract bridge, see Goulash (bridge). Goulash (plural: goulashes) is a soup or stew of meat, noodles and vegetables (especially potatoes), seasoned with paprika and other spices.[1] Originating in Hungary, goulash is also… …   Wikipedia

  • goulash — /gooh lahsh, lash/, n. 1. Also called Hungarian goulash. a stew of beef or veal and vegetables, with paprika and other seasoning. 2. a heterogeneous mixture; hodgepodge; jumble. 3. a deal in bridge for producing hands of unusual distribution, in… …   Universalium

  • goulash — UK [ˈɡuːlæʃ] / US [ˈɡuˌlɑʃ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms goulash : singular goulash plural goulashes a Hungarian stew (= thick soup) made from meat and vegetables and hot red pepper beef goulash …   English dictionary

  • goulash — n. Hungarian goulash * * * Hungarian goulash …   Combinatory dictionary

  • goulash — goulache ou goulasch [ gulaʃ ] n. m. ou f. VAR. goulash • 1893; hongr. gulyás ♦ Cuis. Ragoût de bœuf préparé à la manière hongroise, avec du paprika. Des goulaches, des goulaschs …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • goulash — gou|lash [ gu,laʃ ] noun count or uncount a Hungarian STEW (=thick soup) made from meat and vegetables and hot red pepper: beef goulash …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • goulash —    (GOO lahsh) [Hungarian: herdsman’s meat] A stew made with beef or veal, vegetables, sour cream, paprika, and sometimes sauerkraut; also called Hungarian goulash. By extension, a mixture of diverse elements; a hodgepodge …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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