Cutlet definition

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A thin slice of meat, usually veal or lamb, cut from the leg or ribs.
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A patty of chopped meat or fish, usually coated with bread crumbs and fried; a flat croquette.
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A small slice of meat from the ribs or leg, for frying or broiling, often served breaded.
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A small, flat croquette of chopped meat or fish.
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A thin slice of meat, usually fried.
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A chop, a specific piece of meat cut from the side of an animal, especially said of pork, chicken, and beef.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cutlet
Plural:
cutlets

Origin of cutlet

  • French côtelette from Old French costelette diminutive of coste rib from Latin costa kost- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French côtelette (recorded in English since 1706), from Old French costelette "little rib," from coste "rib, side", from Latin costa; influenced (popular etymology) by English cut.

    From Wiktionary