scallopini

scaloppine

[skah-luh-pee-nee, skal-uh-]
noun Italian Cookery.
scallops, especially of veal, flattened by pounding and usually dredged in flour or breadcrumbs and sautéed quickly: scaloppine alla Marsala.
Also, scallopini.


Origin:
1945–50; < Italian scaloppine, plural of scaloppina, equivalent to scalopp(a) thin slice (of veal, poultry, etc.) (< French escalope escalope) + -ina diminutive suffix

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scaloppine or scaloppini (ˌskæləˈpiːnɪ)
 
pl n
escalopes of meat, esp veal, cooked in a rich sauce, usually of wine with seasonings
 
[Italian: from scaloppa a fillet, probably from Old French escalopescallop]
 
scaloppini or scaloppini
 
pl n
 
[Italian: from scaloppa a fillet, probably from Old French escalopescallop]

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