schnitzel

[ shnit-suh l ]
/ ˈʃnɪt səl /

noun

a cutlet, especially of veal.

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Origin of schnitzel

1850–55, Americanism; < German: a shaving, derivative of schnitzeln to whittle
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British Dictionary definitions for schnitzel

schnitzel
/ (ˈʃnɪtsəl) /

noun

a thin slice of meat, esp vealSee also Wiener schnitzel

Word Origin for schnitzel

German: cutlet, from schnitzen to carve, schnitzeln to whittle
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