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gou·lash

 (go͞o′läsh′, -lăsh′)
n.
1.
a. A stew of beef or veal and vegetables, seasoned mainly with paprika.
b. Any of various similar stews of mixed ingredients.
2. A dish of ground beef, macaroni, and onions covered in a seasoned tomato sauce and often mixed with melted cheese.
3. A mixture of many different elements; a hodgepodge.

[Hungarian, short for gulyáshús, literally "herdsman's meat," goulash, from gulyás, herdsman: gulya, herd of cows (perhaps of Northeast Caucasian origin and akin to Dargwa gula, cattle for fattening) + -s, occupational noun suff.].]
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goulash

(ˈɡuːlæʃ)
n
1. (Cookery) Also called: Hungarian goulash a rich stew, originating in Hungary, made of beef, lamb, or veal highly seasoned with paprika
2. (Bridge) bridge a method of dealing in threes and fours without first shuffling the cards, to produce freak hands
[C19: from Hungarian gulyás hus herdsman's meat, from gulya herd]
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gou•lash

(ˈgu lɑʃ, -læʃ)

n.
1. a stew of beef or veal and vegetables, seasoned with paprika.
2. hodgepodge; jumble.
[1865–70; < Hungarian gulyás, short for gulyáshús herdsman's meat]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goulash - a rich meat stew highly seasoned with paprika
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
beef goulash - meat is browned before stewing
pork-and-veal goulash - made with sauerkraut and caraway seeds and served with sour cream
porkholt - made of lamb or pork
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Translations
gulassi
goulash
gulaš
gulyás

goulash

nGulasch nt
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goulash

[ˈguːlæʃ] ngulasch m inv
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Eating out Tasty, traditional foods to try include Wiener Schnitzel (veal coated in breadcrumbs and fried), rich stews such as Tafelspitz (boiled veal or beef in broth), and Gulasch (a hotpot eaten with rolls, bread or dumplings, called Semmelknodel).