kedgeree

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi खिचड़ी(khicṛī), from Sanskrit खिच्चा(khiccā). Compare khichdi.

Noun[edit]

kedgeree ‎(countable and uncountable, plural kedgerees)

  1. (historical) Khichdi.
  2. A European dish of flaked, smoked haddock, eggs and rice.
    • 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 1, in The Cuckoo in the Nest:
      Peter, after the manner of man at the breakfast table, had allowed half his kedgeree to get cold and was sniggering over a letter.

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