paupiette

noun

pau·​piette pō-ˈpyet How to pronounce paupiette (audio)
: a thin slice of meat or fish wrapped around a forcemeat filling

Examples of paupiette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Attendees will be able to enjoy live music alongside a menu of escargots, bourguignonne, vichyssoise, paupiette of sole cardinale, chicken marengo, strawberries and cream chantilly with an assortment of friandise. Navya Gupta, Detroit Free Press, 13 July 2022 Pet food had been in the pâté forestier, the paupiettes and even the brandade. Moira Hodgson, WSJ, 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, 9 Feb. 2017 One of us had paupiettes de veau with fricassée de légumes (stuffed veal with vegetable fricassee) Don and Petie Kladstrup, Smithsonian, 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, 9 Feb. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paupiette was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Paupiette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paupiette. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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