pelmeni

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pelmeni

Etymology[edit]

From Russian пельме́ни (pelʹméni), singular пельме́нь (pelʹménʹ)

Noun[edit]

pelmeni (uncountable)

  1. A kind of Russian dumpling, like ravioli.
    • 2000, Sydney Schultze, Culture and Customs of Russia, page 66
      The dish most closely associated with Siberia is pelmeni, meat-filled dumplings. In Siberia, pelmeni are traditionally filled with horse meat and are served with vinegar.
    • 2005, Adam Hochschild, Half The Way Home: A Memoir Of Father And Son, page 59
      My favorite dish was a wonderful broth with pelmeni, Siberian dumplings filled with seasoned chopped meat.
    • 2006, Jim Moore Going the Distance: A Story of Faith in Action, page 52
      "This is pelmeni — Siberian dumplings," he said, "And you better get used to it, because you're going to be eating a lot of it while you're here."

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Noun[edit]

pelmeni m (plural pelmenis)

  1. pelmeni (Russian dumplings)