Definition of paupiette
: a thin slice of meat or fish wrapped around a forcemeat filling
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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).
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Origin and Etymology of paupiette
French paupiette, from Italian polpetta meat croquette, diminutive of polpa pulp, flesh, from Latin pulpa
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
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