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croquette

Syllabification: cro·quette
Pronunciation: /krōˈket
 
/

Definition of croquette in English:

noun

A small roll of chopped vegetables, meat, or fish, fried in breadcrumbs: a potato croquette
More example sentences
  • You can do a lot of the preparation in advance - make and freeze the bacalao fritters and ham croquettes, for example, and marinate the chorizo and lightly roast the baby peppers.
  • A list of tapas includes garlic shrimp or mushrooms, rice and seafood croquettes, fried calamari and sardines.
  • The chickpea croquettes called falafel and the ever-popular chickpea dip, hummus, are both very good.

Origin

French, from croquer 'to crunch'.

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