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hag·gis

 (hăg′ĭs)

n.

A Scottish dish consisting of a mixture of the minced heart, lungs, and liver of a sheep or calf mixed with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings and boiled in the stomach of the slaughtered animal.


[Middle English hagese; perhaps akin to haggen, to chop; see haggle.]

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haggis

(ˈhæɡɪs)

n

(Cookery) a Scottish dish made from sheep’s or calf’s offal, oatmeal, suet, and seasonings boiled in a skin made from the animal’s stomach

[C15: perhaps from haggen to hack1]

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hag•gis

(ˈhæg ɪs)
n.

a traditional Scottish pudding made of the heart, liver, etc., of a sheep or calf, minced with suet and oatmeal, seasoned, and boiled in the stomach of the animal.

[1375–1425; late Middle English hageys *hageis=hag- (root of haguer to chop, hash hacken to hack1) + -eis n. suffix used in cookery terms]

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Noun 1. haggis – made of sheep’s or calf’s viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal’s stomach

dish – a particular item of prepared food; “she prepared a special dish for dinner”
Scotland – one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts

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Translations

haggis

[ˈhægɪs] nhaggis m

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