Definition of rollmop in English:

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rollmop

Pronunciation: /ˈrōlˌmäp/

noun

A rolled uncooked pickled herring fillet.
Example sentences
  • This recipe is a nice way of doing something different, a bit like pickled rollmops, but nowhere near as intense.
  • One of their most popular innovations has been the creation of Scottish tapas: a platter that allows tourists to sample delicacies such as haggis, smoked venison and herring rollmops, without committing to a full meal.
  • Try it stirred into soured cream next time you buy rollmops.

Origin

Early 20th century: from German Rollmops.

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Syllabification: roll·mop

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