ha·sen·pfef·fer (häzən-fĕf′ər, -sən-)
A highly seasoned stew of marinated rabbit meat.
[German : Hase, rabbit (from Middle High German, from Old High German haso; see kas- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + Pfeffer, pepper (from Middle High German, from Old High German pfeffar, from Latin piper; see PEPPER).]
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