. s. f.
T. de Cuisine. Boulette de pâte de pommes de terre, etc., qu'on fait frire après l'avoir trempée dans du jaune d'oeuf, et saupoudrée de mie de pain. Croquettes de pommes de terre, de riz. Manger des croquettes.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

Regardez d'autres dictionnaires:

  • croquette — [ krɔkɛt ] n. f. • 1740; de croquer 1 ♦ Boulette (de pâte, de hachis, de poisson) qu on fait frire dans l huile après l avoir panée. Croquettes de pommes de terre, de poisson. 2 ♦ Petit disque de chocolat. 3 ♦ Aliment industriel pour animaux, en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • croquette — 1706, from Fr. croquette (17c.), from croquer to crunch (imitative) + dim. suffix ette …   Etymology dictionary

  • Croquette — Cro*quette (kr? k?t ), n. [F., fr. croquer to crunch.] (Cookery) A ball of minced meat, fowl, rice, vegetables, or other ingredients, often in a thick white sauce, highly seasoned, breaded, and fried; as, a dish of crab croquettes. [1913 Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • croquette — ► NOUN ▪ a small ball or roll of vegetables, minced meat, or fish, fried in breadcrumbs. ORIGIN French, from croquer to crunch …   English terms dictionary

  • croquette — [krō ket′] n. [Fr < croquer, to crunch, of echoic orig.] a small, rounded or cone shaped mass of chopped, cooked meat, fish, or vegetables, coated with egg and crumbs and fried in deep fat …   English World dictionary

  • Croquette — For the game, see croquet. For the comic book, see Croket!. Cylindrical croquettes. A croquette is a small fried food roll containing usually as main ingredients mashed potatoes, and/or ground meat (veal, beef, chicken, or turkey), shellfish,… …   Wikipedia

  • Croquette —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Croquette (homonymie).  Buffet de croquetas madrilènes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Croquette — Cro|quet|te 〈[krɔkɛ̣tə] f. 19; Kochk.〉 = Krokette * * * Cro|quet|te [kro kɛtə]: ↑Krokette. Kro|kẹt|te, Croquette, die; , n <meist Pl.> [frz. croquette, zu: croquer, ↑Krokant]: in Fett knusprig gebackenes Klößchen od. Röllchen aus… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • croquette — UK [krɒˈket] / US [kroʊˈket] noun [countable] Word forms croquette : singular croquette plural croquettes a food made from a mixture of pieces of fish, meat, or vegetables pressed into a circular or tube shape, covered with breadcrumbs, and… …   English dictionary

  • croquette — nf. (de pomme de terre) ; croquette alimentaire pour animaux : kreukèta (Doucy Bauges), krokèta (Albanais, Villards Thônes). E. : Pomme de terre …   Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • croquette — 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”