rissole

1 of 2

noun

ris·​sole
rə̇ˈsōl,
ˈriˌs-
plural -s
: minced meat or fish covered with pastry and fried in deep fat

rissolé

2 of 2

adjective

ris·​so·​lé
ˈrisəlē
: browned by frying in deep fat
rissolé potatoes

Word History

Etymology

Noun

French, from Middle French roissole, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin russeola, from Latin russeus reddish, from russus red

Adjective

French, from past participle of rissoler to brown by frying in deep fat, from rissole

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“Rissole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rissole. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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