ro·​quette | \ rō-ˈket How to pronounce roquette (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Some called it roquette and others rucola or rugola before arugula finally became the accepted word in the U.S. Bee Wilson, WSJ, "The Great American Salad Revolution," 1 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of roquette

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roquette

French, from Middle French — more at rocket

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“Roquette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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