croquette

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croquette

small patty or cake of minced food coated with bread crumbs and deep-fried
Not to be confused with:
croquet – outdoor game using wooden balls and long-handled mallets
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cro·quette

 (krō-kĕt′)
n.
A small cake of minced food, such as poultry, vegetables, or fish, that is usually coated with bread crumbs and fried in deep fat.

[French, from croquer, to crunch.]
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croquette

(krəʊˈkɛt; krɒ-)
n
(Cookery) a savoury cake of minced meat, fish, etc, fried in breadcrumbs
[C18: from French, from croquer to crunch, of imitative origin]
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cro•quette

(kroʊˈkɛt)

n.
a small cake or ball of minced meat, fish, vegetable, or other food coated with egg and breadcrumbs and deep-fried.
[1700–10; < French, =croqu(er) to crunch (Old French crokier to break, of expressive orig.) + -ette -ette]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.croquette - minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white saucecroquette - minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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Translations
krokettikuorukka
krokett

croquette

[krəʊˈket] N (Culin) → croqueta f
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croquette

[krəʊˈkɛt] ncroquette f
potato croquette → croquette f de pomme de terre
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croquette

nKrokette f
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croquette

[krəʊˈkɛt] n (Culin) → crocchetta
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