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croquette

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noun cro·quette \krō-ˈket\

Simple Definition of croquette

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of croquette

  1. :  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 in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of croquette

French, from croquer to crunch, from Middle French, to strike, break, cause to crack, of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1706


CROQUETTE Defined for Kids

croquette

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noun cro·quette \krō-ˈket\

Definition of croquette for Students

  1. :  a roll or ball of hashed meat, fish, or vegetables fried in deep fat





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