croquette


cro·quette

noun \krō-ˈket\

: a roll or ball of meat, fish, or vegetables that is covered with egg and bread crumbs and fried in oil

Full Definition of CROQUETTE

:  a small often rounded mass consisting usually of minced meat, fish, or vegetable coated with egg and bread crumbs and deep-fried

Examples of CROQUETTE

  1. <a fish croquette that tasted more of filler than of fish>

Origin of CROQUETTE

French, from croquer to crunch, from Middle French, to strike, break, cause to crack, of imitative origin
First Known Use: 1706

Related to CROQUETTE

Synonyms
cake, cutlet, fritter, galette, patty (also pattie)

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