- The type of rich stew has a name of Hungarian origin meaning literally 'herdsman's meat,' from gulyäs, 'herdsman,' and hüs, 'meat.'
The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins. 2013.
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Goulash — Soupe de goulash dans un bogrács Autre nom Gulyásleves, Bográcsgulyás Lieu d origine … Wikipédia en Français
goulash — [go͞o′läsh΄; ] also [, go͞o′lash΄] n. [Ger gulasch < Hung gulyás, lit., cattle herder (< gulya, cattle), hence herdsman s food] a stew made of beef or veal and onions, and sometimes other vegetables, and seasoned with paprika: also… … English World dictionary
goulash — 1866, from Hungarian gulyáshês, from gulyás herdsman + hês meat. In Hungarian, beef or lamb soup made by herdsmen while pasturing … Etymology dictionary
goulash — ► NOUN ▪ a rich Hungarian stew of meat and vegetables, flavoured with paprika. ORIGIN from Hungarian gulyás herdsman + hús meat … English terms dictionary
Goulash — For a style of play of contract bridge, see Goulash (bridge). Goulash (plural: goulashes) is a soup or stew of meat, noodles and vegetables (especially potatoes), seasoned with paprika and other spices. Originating in Hungary, goulash is also… … Wikipedia
goulash — /gooh lahsh, lash/, n. 1. Also called Hungarian goulash. a stew of beef or veal and vegetables, with paprika and other seasoning. 2. a heterogeneous mixture; hodgepodge; jumble. 3. a deal in bridge for producing hands of unusual distribution, in… … Universalium
goulash — UK [ˈɡuːlæʃ] / US [ˈɡuˌlɑʃ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms goulash : singular goulash plural goulashes a Hungarian stew (= thick soup) made from meat and vegetables and hot red pepper beef goulash … English dictionary
goulash — n. Hungarian goulash * * * Hungarian goulash … Combinatory dictionary
goulash — goulache ou goulasch [ gulaʃ ] n. m. ou f. VAR. goulash • 1893; hongr. gulyás ♦ Cuis. Ragoût de bœuf préparé à la manière hongroise, avec du paprika. Des goulaches, des goulaschs … Encyclopédie Universelle
goulash — gou|lash [ gu,laʃ ] noun count or uncount a Hungarian STEW (=thick soup) made from meat and vegetables and hot red pepper: beef goulash … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
goulash — (GOO lahsh) [Hungarian: herdsman’s meat] A stew made with beef or veal, vegetables, sour cream, paprika, and sometimes sauerkraut; also called Hungarian goulash. By extension, a mixture of diverse elements; a hodgepodge … Dictionary of foreign words and phrases