[ es-kuh-lohp; French es-ka-lawp ]
/ ˌɛs kəˈloʊp; French ɛs kaˈlɔp /
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noun, plural es·ca·lopes [es-kuh-lohps; French es-ka-lawp]. /ˌɛs kəˈloʊps; French ɛs kaˈlɔp/. French Cooking.
a dish of thinly sliced meat, fish, potatoes, etc., baked in a sauce and often topped with breadcrumbs.
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Origin of escalope
First recorded in 1600–10; from French; see escallop; relation of the sense “thin slice” to the Old French meaning “shell (of a nut, snail, etc.)” is uncertain
Words nearby escalope
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Example sentences from the Web for escalope
Lobsters au gratin may also be served in silver, escalope shells if handy are preferred.The Gastronomic Regenerator:|Alexis Soyer
British Dictionary definitions for escalope
/ (ˈɛskəˌlɒp) /
a thin slice of meat, usually veal, coated with egg and breadcrumbs, fried, and served with a rich sauce
Word Origin for escalope
C19: from Old French: shell
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