noun Italian Cookery.
scallops, especially of veal, flattened by pounding and usually dredged in flour or breadcrumbs and sautéed quickly: scaloppine alla Marsala.
Origin of scaloppine
1945–50; < Italian scaloppine, plural of scaloppina, equivalent to scalopp(a) thin slice (of veal, poultry, etc.) (< French escalope escalope) + -ina diminutive suffix
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He would lunch at Scallopini's, and stay at his club, where he had promised to dine with his publisher and some authors at 7.30.It Never Can Happen Again
William De Morgan
escalopes of meat, esp veal, cooked in a rich sauce, usually of wine with seasonings
Word Origin for scaloppine
Italian: from scaloppa a fillet, probably from Old French escalope scallop
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