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rissole

[ ri-sohl, ris-ohl; French ree-sawl ]
/ rɪˈsoʊl, ˈrɪs oʊl; French riˈsɔl /
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noun, plural ris·soles [ri-sohlz, ris-ohlz; French ree-sawl]. /rɪˈsoʊlz, ˈrɪs oʊlz; French riˈsɔl/.
a small pastry, often in turnover form, filled with a mixture containing meat or fish and usually fried in deep fat.
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Origin of rissole

1700–10; <French; Middle French roissole, rousole, perhaps <Vulgar Latin *russeola (feminine adj.) reddish

Other definitions for rissole (2 of 2)

rissolé
[ ris-uh-lee, ris-uh-ley; French ree-saw-ley ]
/ ˈrɪs ə li, ˌrɪs əˈleɪ; French ri sɔˈleɪ /

adjective
(of foods) browned in deep fat.

Origin of rissolé

<French, past participle of rissoler to brown, derivative of rissolerissole
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British Dictionary definitions for rissole

rissole
/ (ˈrɪsəʊl) /

noun
a mixture of minced cooked meat coated in egg and breadcrumbs and friedCompare croquette

Word Origin for rissole

C18: from French, probably ultimately from Latin russus red; see russet
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