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Related to shepherd's pie: cottage pie
A meat pie baked with a crust of mashed potatoes.
(Cookery) chiefly Brit a baked dish of minced meat covered with mashed potato. Also called: cottage pie
a baked dish of chopped meat with a crust of mashed potatoes.
shepherd's pie- Got its name from the meat it originally contained—lamb or mutton.
See also related terms for lamb.