[broh-shet; French braw-shet]
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
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(esp of meat) roasted or grilled on a skewer
Word Origin for en brochette
literally: on a skewer
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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