bât·​on·​net | \ ˌba-tə-ˈnā How to pronounce bâtonnet (audio) \
variants: or batonnet
plural bâtonnets or batonnets

Definition of bâtonnet

: baton entry 1 sense 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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First Known Use of bâtonnet

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bâtonnet

borrowed from French, “small stick,” going back to Old French bastonet, bastounet, diminutive of baston “stick, rod”

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The first known use of bâtonnet was in 1980

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“Bâtonnet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/b%C3%A2tonnet. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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