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scaloppine

[skah-luh-pee-nee, skal-uh-] /ˌskɑ ləˈpi ni, ˌskæl ə-/
noun, Italian Cookery.
1.
scallops, especially of veal, flattened by pounding and usually dredged in flour or breadcrumbs and sautéed quickly:
scaloppine alla Marsala.
Also, scallopini.
Origin
1945-1950
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

/ˌskæləˈpiːnɪ/
plural noun
1.
escalopes of meat, esp veal, cooked in a rich sauce, usually of wine with seasonings
Word Origin
Italian: from scaloppa a fillet, probably from Old French escalopescallop
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