en papillote

[ahn pa-pee-yawt]

adjective, adverb French Cookery.

(of meat or fish) in a wrapping of foil or oiled paper: fish baked en papillote.

Nearby words

  1. en face,
  2. en famille,
  3. en fête,
  4. en garde,
  5. en masse,
  6. en passant,
  7. en pension,
  8. en plein,
  9. en plein air,
  10. en prise

Origin of en papillote

< French: literally, in parchment

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