A thin cutlet of veal, usually seasoned, that is dipped in batter and fried.
A cutlet, esp. of veal.
Origin of schnitzel
- German from Middle High German snitzel diminutive of sniz slice from snitzen to carve frequentative of snīden to cut from Old High German snīdan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From German Schnitzel (cutlet)