Definition of pirozhok in English:

pirozhok

Pronunciation /ˈpɪrəʒɒk/ /pɪrəˈʒɒk/

noun

  • In Russian and Eastern European cookery: a small savoury pastry or pasty, usually filled with meat, vegetables, etc. Chiefly in plural (also with singular agreement).

Origin

Late 19th century. From Russian pirožok (also transliterated pirozhok), literally ‘little pirog’ from pirog + -ok, diminutive suffix.