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

Examples of paupiette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'paupiette.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About paupiette

Time Traveler for paupiette

Time Traveler

The first known use of paupiette was in 1889

See more words from the same year

Statistics for paupiette

Cite this Entry

“Paupiette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paupiette. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!