Definition of pirozhok in English:

pirozhok

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 concord).

Origin

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

Pronunciation

pirozhok

/ˈpɪrəʒɒk//pɪrəˈʒɒk/