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fran·cese

 (frăn-sĕs′)
adj.
Dredged in flour, dipped in beaten egg, sautéed, and often served with a lemon butter sauce: veal francese.
n.
A porous French bread with a crispy crust, baked in a rectangular loaf and often used for sandwiches.

[Italian francese, French, from Old Italian, from Old Provenç franses, from Vulgar Latin *francēnsis, of the Franks, from Latin Francī, the Franks.]
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