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croquette definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: minced cooked meats (or vegetables) in thick white sauce; breaded and deep-fried

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from croquer to crunch, from Middle French, to strike, break, cause to crack, of imitative origin Date: 1706 a small often rounded mass consisting usually of minced meat, fish, or vegetable coated with egg and bread crumbs and deep-fried

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a fried breaded roll or ball of mashed potato or minced meat etc. Etymology: F f. croquer crunch

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(croquettes) Croquettes are small amounts of mashed potato or meat rolled in breadcrumbs and fried. N-COUNT



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