Pronunciation: (tsim'is), [key]
1. Also,tsimmes. Jewish Cookery.any of various sweetened combinations of vegetables, fruit, and sometimes meat, prepared as a casserole or stew.
2. fuss; uproar; hullabaloo: He made such a tzimmes over that mistake!
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