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quenelle

[kuh-nel] /kəˈnɛl/
noun
1.
French Cookery. a dumpling of finely chopped fish or meat that is poached in water or stock and usually served with a sauce.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < French < German Knödel dumpling
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  • It is sliced into a thick wedge of darkness, and looms over a small quenelle of almond milk ice cream.
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quenelle

/kəˈnɛl/
noun
1.
a finely sieved mixture of cooked meat or fish, shaped into various forms and cooked in stock or fried as croquettes
Word Origin
C19: from French, from German Knödel dumpling, from Old High German knodo knot
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