or scal·lo·pi·ni

[skah-luh-pee-nee, skal-uh-]

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for scallopini

Historical Examples of scallopini

  • 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.

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    William De Morgan

British Dictionary definitions for scallopini



pl n

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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