Definition of crevette in English:

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crevette

Pronunciation: /krəˈvɛt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A shrimp or prawn, especially as an item on a menu.
Example sentences
  • Main courses included baked monkfish, with bacon, pesto and cream, steamed salmon with cabbage, bacon and lemon butter, and the rock bottom skillet - half lobster, crevettes, king prawns and mussels, priced between £12.95 and £19.95
  • Cook the crevettes for 2-3 minutes each side, basting well with the marinade.
  • My favourite was the ravioli de crevette, three shrimp ravioli positioned strategically around a hockey-puck's worth of shredded fennel and onion.

Origin

French.

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