noun \kə-ˈnel\

Definition of QUENELLE

:  a poached oval dumpling of pureed forcemeat (as of pike) often served in a cream sauce

Origin of QUENELLE

French, from German Knödel dumpling, from Middle High German; akin to Old High German knoto knot — more at knot
First Known Use: 1845


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