- a small brick made of compressed coal dust, sawdust, charcoal, etc, used for fuel
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bri•quette or bri•quet/brɪˈkɛt/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a small block of charcoal used for fuel, esp. in barbecuing:The briquettes were glowing red.
bri•quette (bri ket′),USA pronunciation n., v., -quett•ed, -quett•ing.
- a small block of compressed coal dust or charcoal used for fuel, esp. in barbecuing.
- a molded block of any material.
- to mold into briquettes.
- French; see brick, -ette
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briquette, briquet /brɪˈkɛt/ n
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