Definition of haggis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhæɡɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæɡɪs//
[countable, uncountable] Savoury dishes
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a Scottish dish that looks like a large round sausage made from the heart, lungs and liver of a sheep that are finely chopped, mixed with oats, herbs, etc. and boiled in a bag that is traditionally made from part of a sheep’s stomach See related entries: Savoury dishes Word Originlate Middle English: probably from earlier hag ‘hack, hew’, from Old Norse hǫggva.