Definition of rassolnik in English:

rassolnik

noun

  • In Russian cookery: a soup made with pickled cucumbers and their brine, and typically containing kidneys or other meat.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Russian rassol′nik, ultimately from razsol″ brine, pickle (Old Russian rosol″, rossol″; now rassol; from ros-, stressed variant of raz- + solit′ to salt, to pickle (from sol′)) + -nik, perhaps originally as transferred use of Old Russian (in late sources) rosol′nik″ denoting a kind of vessel.

Pronunciation

rassolnik

/rəˈsɒlnɪk/