papillote

papillote

[pap-uh-loht; French pa-pee-yawt]
noun
1.
a decorative curled paper placed over the end of the bone of a cutlet or chop.
2.
a wrapping of foil or oiled paper in which food is cooked and served.

Origin:
1740–50; < French, irregular derivative of papillon butterfly. See papillon

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papillote (ˈpæpɪˌləʊt)
 
n
1.  a paper frill around cutlets, etc
2.  en papillote (of food) cooked in oiled greaseproof paper or foil
 
[C18: from French papillon]

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