Meaning of cholent


Pronunciation: (chô'lunt, chul'unt Yiddish chôlnt), [key]
— n. Jewish Cookery.
  1. a stewed or baked dish, esp. of meat and beans, served on the Sabbath but cooked the day before or overnight over a slow fire.
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