Definition of croquette
: 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
a fish croquette that tasted more of filler than of fish
Recent Examples of croquette from the Web
For instance, a breakfast menu for Monday calls for sliced oranges; grits with milk or cream; fried croakers; broiled spring chicken; potato croquettes; radishes; watercress; batter cakes with butter and syrup; and cafe au lait.
Prices range rom $16 for specialty rolls to $34 for seared diver scallops to $200 for an order of Israeli Golden Osetra caviar on croquette.
Potential dishes include mutton and salmon croquettes.
Gourmet tapas such as short-rib sliders and spring-pea croquettes fill the menu at Mercado's mobile catering operation found at special events like craft beer festivals and farmers markets.
Appetizers included crab dip, crab soup shooters, Yorkshire pudding cups, tuna tartare and mushroom croquettes during cocktail hour.
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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
First Known Use: 1706See Words from the same year
CROQUETTE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of croquette for Students
: a roll or ball of hashed meat, fish, or vegetables fried in deep fat
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