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

 

haggis

 noun
noun
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 Origin late Middle English: probably from earlier hag ‘hack, hew’, from Old Norse hǫggva.