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schnitzel

noun schnit·zel \ˈshnit-səl\

Definition of SCHNITZEL

:  a seasoned and garnished veal cutlet
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Origin of SCHNITZEL

German, literally, shaving, chip, diminutive of Schnitz slice, from Middle High German snitz; akin to Old High German snīdan to cut, Old English snīthan, and perhaps to Czech snět bough
First Known Use: 1854

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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