salpicon

/ (ˈsælpɪkən) /

noun

a mixture of chopped fish, meat, or vegetables in a sauce, used as fillings for croquettes, pastries, etc

Nearby words

  1. salop,
  2. salopettes,
  3. salopian,
  4. salp,
  5. salpa,
  6. salpiform,
  7. salpiglossis,
  8. salpingectomy,
  9. salpingemphraxis,
  10. salpinges

Word Origin for salpicon

C18: from French, from Spanish salpicar to sprinkle with salt

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