croquette

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noun cro·quette \krō-ˈket\

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

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Origin and Etymology of croquette

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


CROQUETTE Defined for English Language Learners

croquette

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Definition of croquette for English Language Learners

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


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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