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scaloppine

or scal·lo·pi·ni

[skah-luh-pee-nee, skal-uh-]
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noun Italian Cookery.
  1. scallops, especially of veal, flattened by pounding and usually dredged in flour or breadcrumbs and sautéed quickly: scaloppine alla Marsala.

Origin of scaloppine

1945–50; < Italian scaloppine, plural of scaloppina, equivalent to scalopp(a) thin slice (of veal, poultry, etc.) (< French escalope escalope) + -ina diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for scaloppine

scaloppine

scaloppini

pl n
  1. escalopes of meat, esp veal, cooked in a rich sauce, usually of wine with seasonings

Word Origin

Italian: from scaloppa a fillet, probably from Old French escalope scallop
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