[ rohl-mop ]
/ ˈroʊlˌmɒp /
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a fillet of herring, rolled, usually around a pickle, marinated in brine, and served as an appetizer.
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Origin of rollmop
1910–15; <German Rollmops, equivalent to roll(en) to roll + Mops pug (dog)
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British Dictionary definitions for rollmop
/ (ˈrəʊlˌmɒp) /
a herring fillet rolled, usually around onion slices, and pickled in spiced vinegar
Word Origin for rollmop
C20: from German Rollmops, from rollen to roll + Mops pug dog
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