noisette

noisette

[nwah-zet; French nwa-zet]
noun, plural noisettes [nwah-zets; French nwa-zet] .
a loin, fillet, or other lean section of meat: an entrée of lamb noisettes.

Origin:
1890–95; < French: a round, rather thick slice of fillet or loin of lamb or mutton, diminutive of noix choice part of a cut of meat, literally, nut, kernel < Latin nucem, accusative of nux; see -ette

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noisette (nwɑːˈzɛt)
 
adj
1.  flavoured or made with hazelnuts
 
n
2.  a small round boneless slice of lamb from the fillet or leg
3.  a chocolate made with hazelnuts
 
[from French: hazelnut]

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