Definition of bigos in English:

bigos

noun

  • In Polish cookery: a traditional stew of cabbage and meat.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Polish bigos traditional stew of cabbage and meat, transferred use of bigos mince, chopped meat, further etymology uncertain; perhaps ultimately from early modern German begossen doused, past participle of begießen to pour (a liquid) on (a thing), to douse, the dish being so called because it is traditionally doused with wine.

Pronunciation

bigos

/ˈbiːɡɒs/