cutlet

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Etymology[edit]

From French côtelette (recorded in English since 1706), from Old French costelette "little rib," from coste "rib, side", from Latin costa; influenced (popular etymology) by English cut.

Noun[edit]

cutlet (plural cutlets)

  1. A thin slice of meat, usually fried.
  2. A chop, a specific piece of meat cut from the side of an animal, especially said of pork, chicken, and beef.

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References[edit]

  • cutlet” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).