escalope

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English[edit]

Coat of arms in sable with three escalopes in argent

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French escalope. Doublet of scallop.

Noun[edit]

escalope (plural escalopes)

  1. A thin slice of meat, especially veal or poultry.
    Synonym: scallop
    • 1980 November 23, Patricia Brooks, “French Dining in an Unlikely Setting”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Both the escalope de veau Normande and a special of the day, veal Orloff, seemed to be cut from the same veal roast, not thin escalopes at all, but thick chop-like slices. Only the sauces differed.
  2. (heraldry) A charge (depiction) of the scallop.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French escalope.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.ka.lɔp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

escalope f (plural escalopes)

  1. escalope (thin slice of meat)

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: escalopa
  • English: escalope

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Supposedly a blend of escale (scallop) +‎ enveloppe (envelope).

Noun[edit]

escalope f (oblique plural escalopes, nominative singular escalope, nominative plural escalopes)

  1. shell (hard outer covering)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

escalope m (plural escalopes)

  1. escalope

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