escalope

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es·ca·lope

 (ĕs′kə-lōp′, ĭ-skŏl′əp, ĭ-skăl′-)
n.
A thin boneless slice of meat: chicken escalope. Also called scallop.

[French, of dialectal origin (northeast France), from Old French escalope, snail shell (the slice of meat perhaps being so called because it was served rolled up); see scallop.]

escalope

(ˈɛskəˌlɒp)
n
(Cookery) a thin slice of meat, usually veal, coated with egg and breadcrumbs, fried, and served with a rich sauce
[C19: from Old French: shell]
Translations

escalope

[ˈeskəˈlɒp] N (Brit) → escalope m, filete m

escalope

[ˈɛskəlɒp] (British) scallop [ˈskɒləp] (US) n (= slice of meat) → escalope f

escalope

nSchnitzel nt

escalope

[ˈɛskəˌlɒp] nscaloppina
References in classic literature ?
But we were bound to walk, so we went on, whilst above our heads waved medusae whose umbrellas of opal or rose-pink, escalloped with a band of blue, sheltered us from the rays of the sun and fiery pelagiae, which, in the darkness, would have strewn our path with phosphorescent light.
The third represented the upper half of a human figure, ending in an escalloped line like the waves; the face was rubbed and featureless, and both arms were held very stiffly up in the air.
Following the introduction into Irish legislation of the Mulroy Bay (North Water and Moross Channel) (Prohibition on Dredging for Escallops) Bye Law No.