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cutlet

noun cut·let \ˈkət-lət\

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

Full Definition of CUTLET

1
:  a small slice of meat <a veal cutlet>
2
:  a flat croquette of chopped meat or fish

Origin of CUTLET

French côtelette, from Old French costelette, diminutive of coste rib, side, from Latin costa — more at coast
First Known Use: 1682

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CUTLET Defined for Kids

cutlet

noun cut·let \ˈkət-lət\

Definition of CUTLET for Kids

1
:  a small thin slice of meat
2
:  meat, fish, or vegetables pressed into a flat piece, covered with bread crumbs, and fried in oil

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