[ vee-ner shnit-suh l, shnit-suh l ]
/ ˈvi nər ˌʃnɪt səl, ˈʃnɪt səl /
Viennese Cookery. a breaded veal cutlet, variously seasoned or garnished.
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Origin of Wiener schnitzel
1860–65; < German, equivalent to Wiener Viennese + Schnitzel cutlet, chop
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British Dictionary definitions for wiener schnitzel
/ (ˈviːnə ˈʃnɪtsəl) /
a large thin escalope of veal, coated in egg and crumbs, fried, and traditionally served with a garnish
Word Origin for Wiener schnitzel
German: Viennese cutlet
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