pail·​lard | \pī-ˈyär, pā-ˈyär\

Definition of paillard 

: a piece of beef or veal usually pounded thin and grilled

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The food is the food of people who relish consistency (the trainer every morning at 5:30, dinner every Tuesday at Nello): Caprese salad, pizza margherita, tuna tartare, Belgian pommes frites, chicken Milanese, chicken paillard, chicken soup. Ginia Bellafante, New York Times, "Celebrities and Chicken Salad: The Lure of Freds at Barneys," 7 May 2018 The chefs’ third Slow Food Fast contribution matches the zesty herb-caper sauce with chicken paillards pounded thin for quick cooking. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Botanica’s Chicken Paillards With Salsa Verde and Red Cabbage," 3 May 2018 The menu included pickled beet salad; striped bass, chicken paillard and vegan rice bowls; with frozen lime yogurt and Dutch chocolate fudge cake for dessert. Lindzi Scharf,, "Gwyneth Paltrow, Mary J. Blige and Dakota and Elle Fanning attend star-studded power stylists dinner," 22 Mar. 2018 Diners can choose between crispy duck a la Booth One and paillard of salmon for main dishes. Amy Carr,, "Booth One's flashback Restaurant Week menu not flashy enough," 30 Jan. 2018 Then there’s the breakfast chalupa in the a.m.; shaved ham, garlic aioli, and Dijon sandwich for lunch; and the chicken paillard for dinner. Bon Appetit, "June’s All Day," 1 Aug. 2017 Then there’s the breakfast chalupa in the a.m., shaved ham and butter sandwich for lunch, and the chicken paillard for dinner. Bon Appetit, "June's All Day," 1 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of paillard

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paillard

French paillarde, from Paillard, late 19th century French restaurateur

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