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escalope

[es-kuh-lohp; French es-ka-lawp] /ˌɛs kəˈloʊp; French ɛs kaˈlɔp/
noun, plural escalopes
[es-kuh-lohps; French es-ka-lawp] /ˌɛs kəˈloʊps; French ɛs kaˈlɔp/ (Show IPA).
French Cookery.
1.
scallop (def 5).
2.
a dish of thinly sliced meat, fish, potatoes, etc., baked in a sauce and often topped with bread crumbs.
Origin of escalope
1600-1610
1600-10; < French; see escallop; relation of the sense “thin slice” to the OF meaning “shell (of a nut, snail, etc.)” is uncertain
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escalope

/ˈɛskəˌlɒp/
noun
1.
a thin slice of meat, usually veal, coated with egg and breadcrumbs, fried, and served with a rich sauce
Word Origin
C19: from Old French: shell
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