brochette

[broh-shet; French braw-shet]
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noun, plural bro·chettes [broh-shets; French braw-shet] /broʊˈʃɛts; French brɔˈʃɛt/.
  1. a skewer, for use in cookery.
  2. en brochette [en, on; French ahn] /ɛn, ɒn; French ɑ̃/, on a small spit or skewer: lamb cubes en brochette.

Origin of brochette

1705–10; < French; Old French brochete. See broach, -ette
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Related Words for brochette

lance, spit, pin, pick, truss, brochette

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British Dictionary definitions for brochette

brochette

noun
  1. a skewer or small spit, used for holding pieces of meat, etc, while roasting or grilling

Word Origin for brochette

C19: from Old French brochete small pointed tool; see broach 1
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