quenelle

(noun, verb)

noun

1. A light dumpling made of lightly spiced minced meat or fish bound with egg and poached.

2. An elliptical shape moulded by chefs from soft foods using two spoons.

3. A gesture which is usually performed by pointing one arm diagonally downwards palm down, while touching the shoulder with the opposite hand.

verb

1. To form a quenelle.