croquette etymology

French word croquette comes from French -ette, French croquer

Detailed word origin of croquette

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ette French (fra)
croquer French (fra) (colloquial) to waste, squander (money etc.). To crunch. To sketch, outline.
croquette French (fra) (by extension) kibble (grain for use as animal feed). (culinary) croquette (minced, cooked food which is then deep-fried). (informal, slightly, _, offensive) a beanpole (a skinny and unmuscular person).

Words with the same origin as croquette

Descendants of -ette
allumette boulette braguette branlette camionnette casquette cassette chaussette cigare cigarette couchette cuvette devinette fillette fourchette fourgonnette gâchette lunette mallette manchette mauviette oreillette roulette serviette sœurette
Descendants of croquer
croque-madame croque-monsieur croque-mort croquet