[ri-sohl, ris-ohl; French ree-sawl]
noun, plural rissoles [ri-sohlz, ris-ohlz; French ree-sawl] .
a small pastry, often in turnover form, filled with a mixture containing meat or fish and usually fried in deep fat.

1700–10; < French; Middle French roissole, rousole, perhaps < Vulgar Latin *russeola (feminine adj.) reddish

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rissole (ˈrɪsəʊl)
Compare croquette a mixture of minced cooked meat coated in egg and breadcrumbs and fried
[C18: from French, probably ultimately from Latin russus red; see russet]

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