a fillet of herring, rolled, usually around a pickle, marinated in brine, and served as an appetizer.

1910–15; < German Rollmops, equivalent to roll(en) to roll + Mops pug (dog) Unabridged
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rollmop (ˈrəʊlˌmɒp)
a herring fillet rolled, usually around onion slices, and pickled in spiced vinegar
[C20: from German Rollmops, from rollen to roll + Mops pug dog]

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