also scallopini noun Etymology: Italian scaloppine, ultimately from French escalope thin slice of meat, probably from Middle French, shell Date: 1946 thin slices of meat (as veal) sautéed or coated with flour and fried

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  • Scaloppine — (plural and diminutive of a small scallop, i.e. a thinly sliced cut of meat) (in incorrect English scaloppini ; sometimes scallopini ) is an Italian dish consisting of thinly sliced meat (most often veal, although chicken may also be used) that… …   Wikipedia

  • Scaloppine — de ternera con funghi porcini y zucchini. Los scaloppine (plural y diminutivo de scaloppa, ‘escalope’, es decir, filete fino) son un plato italiano consistentes en filetes finos, habitualmente de ternera (aunque también pueden ser de pollo),… …   Wikipedia Español

  • scaloppine — [skäl΄ə pē′nē, skal΄ə pē′nē] n. [It scaloppini, pl. of scaloppino, dim. of scaloppo, thin slice, scale, prob. < OFr escalope: see SCALLOP] thin slices of meat, esp. veal, sautéed slowly with herbs and, usually, wine: also sp. scallopini or… …   English World dictionary

  • scaloppine — /skah leuh pee nee, skal euh /, n. Italian Cookery. scallops, esp. of veal, flattened by pounding and usually dredged in flour or breadcrumbs and sautéed quickly: scaloppine alla Marsala. Also, scallopini. [1945 50; < It scaloppine, pl. of… …   Universalium

  • scaloppine — sca•lop•pi•ne or scal•lo•pi•ni [[t]ˌskɑ ləˈpi ni, ˌskæl ə [/t]] n. coo (used with a sing. or pl. v.) scallops of meat, esp. veal, floured and sautéed • Etymology: 1945–50; < It scaloppine, pl. of scaloppina < scalopp(a) thin slice (of veal …   From formal English to slang

  • scaloppine — ˌskäləˈpēnē, ˌskal variant of scallopini * * * scaloppine var. scallopini …   Useful english dictionary

  • scaloppine — noun A thin scallop of veal (sometimes other meat) dredged in flour and then sautéed …   Wiktionary

  • scaloppine —  Italian dish …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • scaloppine — sca·lop·pi·ne …   English syllables

  • scaloppine — /skæləˈpini/ (say skaluh peenee) noun a small, thin slice of veal or other meat, especially when cooked in a tomato or wine sauce. {Italian} …   Australian English dictionary

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