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1. Music An embellishment consisting of a rapid run of several notes sung to one syllable.
a. A slice of meat rolled around a filling and cooked.
b. Any of various other dishes in which a flexible base layer is rolled up together with a soft filling.

[French, from rouler, to roll, from Old French roler; see roll.]


1. (Cookery) a slice of meat rolled, esp around a stuffing, and cooked
2. (Classical Music) an elaborate run in vocal music
[C18: from French, literally: a rolling, from rouler to roll]



1. a slice of meat rolled around a filling and cooked.
2. a musical embellishment consisting of a rapid succession of tones sung to a single syllable.
[1700–10; < French: a rolling =roul(er) to roll (Old French roueller, derivative of roelle; see rowel) + -ade -ade1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roulade - a dish consisting of a slice of meat that is rolled around a filling and cooked
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.roulade - (music) an elaborate run of several notes sung to one syllable
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
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But the roulades broke off suddenly, and then the servant came back saying that Mrs.
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Steve McCabe, Labour MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, said: "It's clear that all the Tories will be doing is swanning abound in Birmingham scoffing smoked-salmon roulades and fancy prawn vol-au-vents.
NPD Chef, Paul Hunt explained that: "At Classic Cuisine we continuously look at a variety of trends and we have noticed the resurgence of nostalgic dishes like quiches, roulades and terrines.
Hannah Atherton's light, agile soprano was adept at Handel's extended runs and roulades but was inclined to shrillness on the highest notes.
Handmade Pavlova Roulades, Christmas and Sticky Date Puddings quickly became popular, forcing Trish to purchase a bigger factory to keep up with demand.
The Great British Bake Off (BBC2, 8pm) The five remaining contestants must whip up a feast of delicious desserts this week, but things soon begin to flop when the bakers produce some less than perfect chocolate roulades in the technical challenge.
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To serve: Cut roulades into segments one-inch smaller