Wiener schnitzel

noun
Wie·​ner schnit·​zel | \ ˈvē-nər-ˌshnit-səl How to pronounce Wiener schnitzel (audio) , ˈwē-nər-ˌsnit- How to pronounce Wiener schnitzel (audio) \

Definition of Wiener schnitzel

: a thin breaded veal cutlet

First Known Use of Wiener schnitzel

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Wiener schnitzel

German, literally, Vienna cutlet

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The first known use of Wiener schnitzel was in 1862

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“Wiener schnitzel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wiener%20schnitzel. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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