a heavy, greased or oiled paper in which food, esp. meat or fish, is wrapped, cooked, and served
Origin of papilloteFrench ; from papillon, butterfly: see papillon
- A frilled paper cover used to decorate the bone end of a cooked chop or cutlet.
- An oiled paper or foil wrapper in which certain foods are baked.
Origin of papilloteFrench, from Old French, ornament for the hair, from feminine of papillot, diminutive of papillon, butterfly, from Latin papili&omacron;, papili&omacron;n-; see pavilion.