barquette

noun

bar·​quette bär-ˈket How to pronounce barquette (audio)
: a small boat-shaped pastry shell

Word History

Etymology

French, diminutive of barque bark (ship)

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of barquette was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Barquette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barquette. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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