shepherd's pie


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shep·herd's pie

(shĕp′ərdz)
n.
A meat pie baked with a crust of mashed potatoes.

shepherd's pie

n
(Cookery) chiefly Brit a baked dish of minced meat covered with mashed potato. Also called: cottage pie

shep′herd's pie′


n.
a baked dish of chopped meat with a crust of mashed potatoes.
[1895–1900]

shepherd's pie

- Got its name from the meat it originally contained—lamb or mutton.
See also related terms for lamb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shepherd's pie - pie of hash covered with mashed potatoes and browned in the oven
meat pie - pie made with meat or fowl enclosed in pastry or covered with pastry or biscuit dough
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