Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

papillote

[pap-uh-loht; French pa-pee-yawt] /ˈpæp əˌloʊt; French pa piˈyɔt/
noun
1.
a decorative curled paper placed over the end of the bone of a cutlet or chop.
2.
a wrapping of foil or oiled paper in which food is cooked and served.
Origin of papillote
1740-1750
1740-50; < French, irregular derivative of papillon butterfly. See papillon
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for papillote
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for papillote

papillote

/ˈpæpɪˌləʊt/
noun
1.
a paper frill around cutlets, etc
2.
en papillote (French) (ɑ̃ papijɔt). (of food) cooked in oiled greaseproof paper or foil
Word Origin
C18: from French papillon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for papillote

Word Value for papillote

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends