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brochette

[ broh-shet; French braw-shet ]
/ broʊˈʃɛt; French brɔˈʃɛt /
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noun, plural bro·chettes [broh-shets; French braw-shet]. /broʊˈʃɛts; French brɔˈʃɛt/.

a skewer, for use in cookery.
en brochette [en, on; French ahn], /ɛn, ɒn; French ɑ̃/, on a small spit or skewer: lamb cubes en brochette.

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Origin of brochette

1705–10; <French; Old French brochete.See broach, -ette
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brochette
/ (brɒˈʃɛt, French brɔʃɛt) /

noun

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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