Pronunciation: [peh-ROH-gee; <em>Ru.</em> peh-roh-GEE]
; pl. [peh-ROH-gee; Ru. peh-roh-GEE] Russian for "pie," from the word pir, meaning "feast." See also pirozhki.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.