Definition of bâtonnet
: 1baton 7c … cut vegetables into bâtonnets … — Nicholas Lemann, New Yorker, 24 Sept. 2001 … effortlessly turning zucchini into thin, 2-inch long batonnets … — James P. DeWan, Chicago Tribune, 26 Mar. 2003 From his kitchen come the most delicate batonnets of floured, deep-fried eggplant … — Gerry Shikatani, Globe and Mail (Canada), 3 Mar. 2004 —often used before another noun batonnet root vegetables
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Origin and Etymology of bâtonnet
borrowed from French, “small stick,” going back to Old French bastonet, bastounet, diminutive of baston “stick, rod” — more at baston
First Known Use: 1980
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