rollmop

[rohl-mop]

noun

a fillet of herring, rolled, usually around a pickle, marinated in brine, and served as an appetizer.

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

rollmop

noun

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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