rollmop


rollmop
n. uncooked pickled herring fillet rolled up around a pickle or onion

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • rollmop — ► NOUN ▪ a rolled uncooked pickled herring fillet. ORIGIN German Rollmops …   English terms dictionary

  • rollmop — UK [ˈrəʊlˌmɒp] / US [ˈroʊlˌmɑp] noun [countable] Word forms rollmop : singular rollmop plural rollmops a piece of raw herring (= a type of fish) that has been rolled up and preserved in vinegar …   English dictionary

  • rollmop — /rohl mop /, n. a fillet of herring, rolled, usually around a pickle, marinated in brine, and served as an appetizer. [1910 15; < G Rollmops, equiv. to roll(en) to ROLL + Mops pug (dog)] * * * …   Universalium

  • rollmop — noun A fillet of herring, rolled and flavoured with sliced onion and spices then pickled in brine …   Wiktionary

  • rollmop — roll|mop [ roul,map ] noun count a piece of raw HERRING (=a type of fish) that has been rolled up and preserved in VINEGAR …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rollmop — noun a rolled uncooked pickled herring fillet. Origin early 20th cent.: from Ger. Rollmops …   English new terms dictionary

  • rollmop — noun (C) a herring that has been rolled up and preserved in vinegar …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rollmop — roll•mop [[t]ˈroʊlˌmɒp[/t]] n. coo a fillet of marinated herring wrapped around a pickle • Etymology: 1910–15; < G Rollmops=roll(en) to roll+Mops pug (dog) …   From formal English to slang

  • rollmop — /ˈroʊlmɒp / (say rohlmop) noun a marinated fillet of herring wrapped around a gherkin, pickled cucumber or onion, and served as an hors d oeuvre. {German rollmops, from rollen to roll + mops simpleton, pug nosed dog} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rollmop — n. a rolled uncooked pickled herring fillet. Etymology: G Rollmops …   Useful english dictionary


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