a small cake or ball of minced meat, poultry, or fish, or of rice, potato, or other food, often coated with beaten egg and bread crumbs, and fried in deep fat.
a savoury cake of minced meat, fish, etc, fried in breadcrumbs
1706, from French croquette (17c.), from croquer “to crunch” (imitative) + diminutive suffix -ette.
[kroh-kuh-nohl, -kin-yohl] /ˈkroʊ kəˌnoʊl, -kɪnˌyoʊl/ noun 1. a method of waving the hair by curling it around metal rods from the ends inward toward the scalp.
[kroh-kee; French kraw-kee] /kroʊˈki; French krɔˈki/ noun, plural croquis [kroh-keez; French kraw-kee] /kroʊˈkiz; French krɔˈki/ (Show IPA) 1. a rough preliminary drawing; sketch.
[krawr, krohr] /krɔr, kroʊr/ noun 1. (in India) the sum of ten million, especially of rupees; one hundred lacs. /krɔː/ noun 1. (in Indian English) ten million
/ˈkrɔːˌpətɪ/ noun 1. (in India) a person whose assets are worth at least one crore or 10 million rupees