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cutlet

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noun cut·let \ˈkət-lət\

Simple Definition of cutlet

  • : a small, thin slice of meat

  • : chopped vegetables, nuts, etc., that are pressed together into a flat shape, covered with bread crumbs, and fried in oil

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cutlet

  1. 1 :  a small slice of meat <a veal cutlet>

  2. 2 :  a flat croquette of chopped meat or fish

Origin and Etymology of cutlet

French côtelette, from Old French costelette, diminutive of coste rib, side, from Latin costa — more at coast


First Known Use: 1682


CUTLET Defined for Kids

cutlet

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noun cut·let \ˈkət-lət\

Definition of cutlet for Students

  1. 1 :  a small thin slice of meat

  2. 2 :  meat, fish, or vegetables pressed into a flat piece, covered with bread crumbs, and fried in oil





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