Definition of cutlet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkʌtlət//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌtlət//
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  1. 1a thick slice of meat, especially lamb or pork (= meat from a pig), that is cooked and served with the bone still attached See related entries: Meat
  2. 2(in compounds) finely chopped pieces of meat, fish, vegetables, etc. that are pressed together into a flat piece, covered with breadcrumbs and cooked nut cutlets
  3. Word Originearly 18th cent.: from French côtelette, earlier costelette, diminutive of coste ‘rib’, from Latin costa.
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