[ broh-shet; French braw-shet ]
/ broʊˈʃɛt; French brɔˈʃɛt /

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.

Origin of brochette

1705–10; < French; Old French brochete. See broach, -ette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for en brochette (1 of 2)

en brochette
/ French (ɑ̃ brɔʃɛt) /

adjective, adverb

(esp of meat) roasted or grilled on a skewer

Word Origin for en brochette

literally: on a skewer

British Dictionary definitions for en brochette (2 of 2)

/ (brɒˈʃɛt, French brɔʃɛt) /


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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