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)
: a thin breaded veal cutlet

Word History

Etymology

German, literally, Vienna cutlet

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Wiener schnitzel was in 1862

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Cite this Entry

“Wiener schnitzel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wiener%20schnitzel. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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