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cutlet

[ kuht-lit ]
/ ˈkʌt lɪt /
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noun
a slice of meat, especially of veal, for broiling or frying.
a flat croquette of minced chicken, lobster, or the like.
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Origin of cutlet

1700–10; <French côtelette,Old French costelette double diminutive of coste rib <Latin costa.See -let
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British Dictionary definitions for cutlet

cutlet
/ (ˈkʌtlɪt) /

noun
a piece of meat taken esp from the best end of neck of lamb, pork, etc
a flat croquette of minced chicken, lobster, etc

Word Origin for cutlet

C18: from Old French costelette, literally: a little rib, from coste rib, from Latin costa
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