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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


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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