kroepoek

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kroepoek (plural kroepoeks or kroepoek)

  1. An Indonesian (Javanese) shrimp cracker, made from tapioca flour, salt, ground shrimps and various spices.
    • 1971, E. M. Beekman, Lame duck[1], page 112:
      Dipped in seething oil, kroepoek cockles like burning pink paper.
    • 1988, Johanna Bates, Let's Go Dutch[2], page 111:
      They are very hard and flat and, to put it plainly, uninteresting looking until they are deep-fried. Kroepoek is a traditional part of a rice table.
    • 2008, Sarah Ainley, Around the world in 450 recipes[3], page 116:
      In Indonesia one can find a wide range of kroepoek (the 'oe' spelling betrays the Dutch influence).

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese ꦏꦿꦸꦥꦸꦏ꧀ (krupuk), from Old Javanese kurupuk (a crunchy flake). Compare to Malay keropok, Indonesian kerupuk, and Tagalog kropek.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkru.puk/
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  • Hyphenation: kroe‧poek

Noun[edit]

kroepoek m (uncountable)

  1. prawn crackers, or any other deep-fried crackers from Indonesian (Javanese) cuisine.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: kroepoek
  • Papiamentu: krupuk

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kroepoek (first-person possessive kroepoekku, second-person possessive kroepoekmu, third-person possessive kroepoeknya)

  1. obsolete spelling of kerupuk.