barquette

[ bahr-ket ]
/ bɑrˈkɛt /

noun

a small, boat-shaped pastry shell filled with a savory or sweet mixture and served as an hors d'oeuvre or dessert.

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Origin of barquette

From French; see origin at barque, -ette
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Example sentences from the Web for barquette

  • Tunis Latham did not make a practice of patronizing places similar to the Barquette when he ate alone.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove|James A. Cooper
  • You remember that nice-looking farmer that came in to speak to me that time and took me to lunch at Barquette's?

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove|James A. Cooper
  • "There's the Barquette," said Miss Bostwick, with the air of one used daily to the grandeur of such hostelries.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove|James A. Cooper