What is another word for croquette?

Pronunciation: [kɹəkˈɛt] (IPA)

Croquette refers to a dish composed of small rolls or balls of mashed potatoes, vegetables, meat, or fish, which are then fried in oil or baked in the oven. Synonyms for croquette, depending on the region and the specific dish, include arancini, which are stuffed rice balls that originated in Italy; kibbeh, which are Middle Eastern fried balls of ground meat mixed with bulgur wheat; falafel, a popular Middle Eastern food that is made with chickpeas and herbs; and fritters, which are similar to croquettes but are usually round and made from a variety of ingredients such as corn, zucchini, or cheese.

Synonyms for Croquette:

What are the hypernyms for Croquette?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    cuisine, dish, food, side dish, fried potato, fried food, fried potato dish, mashed potato dish, potato dish.

What are the hyponyms for Croquette?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for croquette (as nouns)

Usage examples for Croquette

Yes, the same; let me give you another croquette, wife.
"Sara, a Princess"
Fannie E. Newberry
Gross was an impressive talker, due to the fact that he plagiarized office platitudes; he ran on pompously, dropping trade mottoes and shop-worn bits of philosophy until young Mitchell, unable longer to endure the light of admiration he saw in Miss Harris's eyes, rolled up his napkin to the size of a croquette and interrupted by noisily shoving back his chair and muttering under his breath: "That stuff comes on printed cards.
"Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories"
Rex Beach
Stock may be used in place of milk, and the seasonings may be varied according to the croquette material, using a few drops of onion juice, a dash of nutmeg, cayenne, paprika, or a small quantity of table sauce or ketchup.
"Better Meals for Less Money"
Mary Green

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