[ 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)
[ ris-uh-lee, ris-uh-ley; French ree-saw-ley ]
/ ˈrɪs ə li, ˌrɪs əˈleɪ; French ri sɔˈleɪ /
(of foods) browned in deep fat.
Origin of rissolé
<French, past participle of rissoler to brown, derivative of rissolerissole
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How to use rissole in a sentence
Remove to hot-platter, garnish with rissole potatoes, and pass mint jelly with them.The Story of Crisco|Marion Harris Neil
The rissole-thermograph worked very well as far as -40 C., but then it gave up.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2|Roald Amundsen
With the aid of my Cookery Course notes I can differentiate between no fewer than thirty-four different types of rissole.
A well-cooked rissole, brought pleasantly to you, is good eating.The Small House at Allington|Anthony Trollope
Rissole:—Rich mince of meat or fish rolled in thin pastry and fried.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)|Mrs. F.L. Gillette
British Dictionary definitions for rissole
/ (ˈrɪsəʊl) /
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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