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Finely chopped fish, usually whitefish, pike, or carp, mixed with crumbs, eggs, and seasonings, cooked in a broth in the form of balls or oval-shaped cakes, and usually served chilled.
[Yiddish : gefilt, past participle of filn, to fill, stuff (from Middle High German vüllen, from Old High German fullen; see pelə in Indo-European roots) + fish, fish (from Middle High German visch, from Old High German fisc).]
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gefilte fish(ɡəˈfɪltə) or
(Cookery) Jewish cookery a dish consisting of fish and matzo meal rolled into balls and poached, formerly served stuffed into the skin of a fish
[Yiddish, literally: filled fish]
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ge•fil′te fish′(gəˈfɪl tə)
balls or cakes of chopped boned fish mixed with egg, matzo meal, etc., and simmered in a broth.
[1890–95; < Yiddish: literally, stuffed fish]
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gefilte fish- Not a species, but a fish loaf made from various kinds of ground fish and other ingredients; the first word is from Yiddish, from German gefullte, "stuffed."
See also related terms for stuffed.
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|Noun||1.||gefilte fish - well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock|
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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