A marinated fillet of herring wrapped around a pickle or an onion and served as an hors d'oeuvre.
A fillet of fresh herring rolled up on a pickle or onion and marinated.
Origin of rollmops
- German rollen to roll (from Middle High German) (from Old French roler roll) Mops blockhead, pug dog (from Low German) (Dutch moppen to make a sour face)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition