croquette

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French croquette, from croquer ‎(to crunch) + -ette ‎(suffix indicating diminution).

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NounEdit

croquette ‎(plural croquettes)

  1. (cooking) Minced, cooked food (usually meat or vegetables), which is deep-fried in fat and sometimes sprinkled with bread crumbs.

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FrenchEdit

croquettes (1)
croquettes (2)

EtymologyEdit

From croquer ‎(to crunch) +‎ -ette, 18th c.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

croquette f ‎(plural croquettes)

  1. (cooking) croquette (minced, cooked food which is then deep-fried)
  2. (by extension) kibble (grain for use as animal feed)

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