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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A thin cutlet of veal, usually seasoned, that is dipped in batter and fried.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dish consisting of fried veal cutlet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. deep-fried breaded veal cutlets

Etymologies

German, from Middle High German snitzel, diminutive of sniz, slice, from snitzen, to carve, frequentative of snīden, to cut, from Old High German snīdan.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From German Schnitzel (cutlet) (Wiktionary)

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