[ es-kuh-lohp; French es-ka-lawp ]
/ ˌɛs kəˈloʊp; French ɛs kaˈlɔp /

noun, plural es·ca·lopes [es-kuh-lohps; French es-ka-lawp] /ˌɛs kəˈloʊps; French ɛs kaˈlɔp/. French Cookery.

a dish of thinly sliced meat, fish, potatoes, etc., baked in a sauce and often topped with bread crumbs.

Origin of escalope

1600–10; < French; see escallop; relation of the sense “thin slice” to the OF meaning “shell (of a nut, snail, etc.)” is uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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