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borschtalso borsht (bôrsht) or borsch (bôrsh)
A beet soup served hot or cold, usually with sour cream.
[Yiddish borsht, from Russian borshch, cow parsnip (the original base of the soup), borscht.]
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(Cookery) a Russian and Polish soup based on beetroot
[C19: from Russian borshch]
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any of various E European soups made with beets.
[1880–85; < Yiddish borsht; compare Ukrainian, Russian borshch]
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|Noun||1.||borscht - a Russian or Polish soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation|
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
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