briquette


bri·quette

noun \bri-ˈket\

Definition of BRIQUETTE

:  a compacted often brick-shaped mass of usually fine material <a charcoal briquette>
briquette transitive verb

Variants of BRIQUETTE

bri·quette or bri·quet \bri-ˈket\

Origin of BRIQUETTE

French briquette, diminutive of brique brick
First Known Use: 1883

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