rou·​lade | \ rü-ˈläd How to pronounce roulade (audio) \

Definition of roulade

1 : a florid vocal embellishment sung to one syllable
2 : a slice of usually stuffed meat that is rolled, browned, and steamed or braised

Examples of roulade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the menu: Wood oven roasted red snapper, Jim’s steak, seafood tagliatelle, duo of duck, chicken roulade, Hot & Hot tomato salad and more. Mary Colurso |, al, 31 July 2022 The decadent dessert consists of chocolate roulade and vanilla ice cream served in a goblet coated with Callebaut chocolate and coconut. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, 18 June 2022 Wilbur Cross High’s chicken breast with kalamata olive roulade? Susan Dunne,, 3 Mar. 2022 In Lafayette, the elegant Café Vermilionville serves old-school fare like alligator Dijon and duck roulade. Eleni N. Gage, Travel + Leisure, 19 July 2021 The grill turned a Caesar salad into a dank brown and green mess unrecognizable as a Caesar or a salad, and a stiff, dry rabbit roulade came with a huitlacoche custard that sapped its namesake of its corn-smut funkiness. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 8 July 2021 For the holidays, choose from beef Wellington or wild boar roulade and all the trimmings. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Dec. 2020 Turkey roulade will be stuffed with sweet Filipino longganisa sausage, wrapped in bacon and seared until crispy. Janelle Bitker,, 9 Nov. 2020 For fans of light meat, a turkey breast, roasted bone-in, deboned, as in the Herbed Turkey Breast With Delicata Squash and Brussels Sprouts shown at the top, or rolled into a roulade, are other ways to keep the turkey on the menu in smaller amounts. Washington Post, 14 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of roulade

1672, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for roulade

French, literally, act of rolling

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“Roulade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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