Definition of roquette in English:

roquette

noun

  • another term for rocket
    • ‘The roquette you simply dress in a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar, then top with fresh shavings of Parmesan.’
    • ‘My dinner date went for the roast vegetable salad with potato, kumara, eggplant, pumpkin, yellow & green capsicum, seeded mustard, spinach & roquette, drizzled with red wine vinegar yoghurt.’
    • ‘Slices of artichoke hearts and strips of smoked tuna were served on a bed of roquette leaves.’
    • ‘The more unusual items I spotted were sandwiches with crayfish and roquette or chargrilled peppers and red onion, as well as vegetarian sushi.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

roquette

/rɒˈkɛt/