croquette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French croquette, from croquer(to crunch) + -ette(suffix indicating diminution).

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croquette (plural croquettes)

  1. (cooking) Minced, cooked food (usually meat or vegetables), which is deep-fried in fat and sometimes sprinkled with bread crumbs.

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French[edit]

croquettes (1)
croquettes (2)

Etymology[edit]

From croquer(to crunch) +‎ -ette, 18th c.

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Noun[edit]

croquette f (plural croquettes)

  1. (cooking) croquette (minced, cooked food which is then deep-fried)
  2. (by extension) kibble (grain for use as animal feed)

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