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cutlet (n.)

1706, "small piece of meat," especially veal or mutton, cut horizontally from the upper part of the leg, from French côtelette, from Old French costelette "little rib" (14c.), a double diminutive of coste "rib, side," from Latin costa (see coast (n.)); influenced by unrelated English cut (n.).

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Definitions of cutlet from WordNet

cutlet (n.)
thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled;
Synonyms: scallop / scollop / escallop
From wordnet.princeton.edu