rollmops

noun roll·mops \ˈrōlˌmäps\

Definition of rollmops

plural

rollmops

\"\ also

rollmopse

\-sə\
  1. :  a fillet of freshened salt herring rolled up with pickle or onion and skewered and then pickled in a marinade of vinegar, sliced onion, peppercorns, celery seed, bay leaves, or other spices

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Origin and Etymology of rollmops

German, from rollen to roll + mops simpleton, pugnosed dog, from Low German — more at roller, moppet


First Known Use: 1901


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