bâtonnet

noun bât·on·net \ ˌba-tə-ˈnā \
variants: or batonnet

Definition of bâtonnet

plural bâtonnets or batonnets
food
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  • … cut vegetables into bâtonnets
  • —Nicholas LemannNew Yorker24 Sept. 2001
  • … effortlessly turning zucchini into thin, 2-inch long batonnets
  • —James P. DeWanChicago Tribune26 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”


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