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n. pl. pierogi or pie·ro·gis or pie·ro·gies
A semicircular dumpling with any of various fillings, such as finely chopped meat or vegetables, that is often sautéed after being boiled.

[Polish, pl. of pieróg, pie, Russian pirog, from Old Russian pirogŭ, from pirŭ, feast, from Proto-Slavic *pirŭ; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.]
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Attendees munched on Pyrizhky buns stuffed with ground beef and onions and Varenyky, traditional dumplings served with sour cream.
The Ukrainian Festival offers for sale a hearty meal of Pyrizhky (pier-rizh-KEY), a meat-filled roll, and a stuffed dumpling called varenyky (vah-REN-nick-ee), as well as kielbasa sausage with sauerkraut, baked goods, coffee and soft drinks.