Wiener schnitzel


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Wie•ner schnit•zel  (vēnər shnit′səl, shnitsəl), 
  • Food[Viennese, German Cookery.]a breaded veal cutlet, variously seasoned or garnished.
  • Etymology:
    • German, equivalent. to Wiener Viennese + Schnitzel cutlet, chop
    • 1860–65

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    Wiener schnitzel /ˈviːnə ˈʃnɪtsəl/ n
    1. a large thin escalope of veal, coated in egg and crumbs, fried, and traditionally served with a garnish
    Etymology: German: Viennese cutlet

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