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cutlet

[kuht-lit] /ˈkʌt lɪt/
noun
1.
a slice of meat, especially of veal, for broiling or frying.
2.
a flat croquette of minced chicken, lobster, or the like.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < French côtelette, Old French costelette double diminutive of coste rib < Latin costa. See -let
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Examples from the web for cutlet
  • Video is smoother than a freshly oiled veal cutlet, while scrolling through the music library is a breeze.
  • Make a cut at small end of each cutlet, and insert in each the tip end of a small claw.
  • Appetizers include the vegetable cutlet, tandoori chicken pieces and soothing herbs in yogurt.
  • The toppings are awe-inspiring, ranging from breaded veal cutlet to seasoned dandelions to chicken sausage to zucchini.
  • When touched by a fork, the breading on a chewy pork cutlet delaminated.
  • Place each chicken cutlet in yogurt mixture and turn to coat.
British Dictionary definitions for cutlet

cutlet

/ˈkʌtlɪt/
noun
1.
a piece of meat taken esp from the best end of neck of lamb, pork, etc
2.
a flat croquette of minced chicken, lobster, etc
Word Origin
C18: from Old French costelette, literally: a little rib, from coste rib, from Latin costa
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Word Origin and History for cutlet
n.

1706, from French côtelette, from Old French costelette "little rib" (14c.), a double diminutive of coste "rib, side," from Latin costa (see coast (n.)); influenced by English cut.

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