cutlet

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Etymology[edit]

From French côtelette (recorded in English since 1706), from Middle French costelette (little rib), from coste + -elette, from Old French coste (rib, side), from Latin costa. Influenced by English cut, as if from cut +‎ -let.

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  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cutlet (plural cutlets)

  1. A thin slice of meat, usually fried.
    Synonym: scallop
  2. A chop, a specific piece of meat (especially pork, chicken, or beef) cut from the side of an animal.
  3. A piece of fish that has been cut perpendicular to the spine, rather than parallel (as with a fillet); often synonymous with steak.
  4. A prawn or shrimp with its head and outer shell removed, leaving only the flesh and tail.

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  • Burmese: ကတ်သလိတ် (katsa.lit)
  • Chinese: 吉列 (jíliè)

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