paupiette

noun
pau·​piette | \ pō-ˈpyet How to pronounce paupiette (audio) \

Definition of paupiette

: a thin slice of meat or fish wrapped around a forcemeat filling

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Pet food had been in the pâté forestier, the paupiettes and even the brandade. Moira Hodgson, WSJ, "‘Little Culinary Triumphs’ and ‘Something Great and Beautiful’ Review: Staff of Life, Stuff of Farce," 14 Dec. 2018 One of us had paupiettes de veau with fricassée de légumes (stuffed veal with vegetable fricassee); the other ordered velouté de potiron and risotto aux épinards et champignons (a pumpkin soup with spinach and mushroom risotto). Don And Petie Kladstrup, Smithsonian, "Does the Classic Paris Meal Still Exist?," 9 Feb. 2017 One of us had paupiettes de veau with fricassée de légumes (stuffed veal with vegetable fricassee) Don And Petie Kladstrup, Smithsonian, "Does the Classic Paris Meal Still Exist?," 9 Feb. 2017 One of us had paupiettes de veau with fricassée de légumes (stuffed veal with vegetable fricassee); the other ordered velouté de potiron and risotto aux épinards et champignons (a pumpkin soup with spinach and mushroom risotto). Don And Petie Kladstrup, Smithsonian, "Does the Classic Paris Meal Still Exist?," 9 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of paupiette

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paupiette

French paupiette, from Italian polpetta meat croquette, diminutive of polpa pulp, flesh, from Latin pulpa

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