Definition of briquette noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

briquette

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//brɪˈket//
 
; NAmE NAmE//brɪˈket//
 
 
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a small hard block made from coal dust and used as fuel Word Origin late 19th cent.: from French, diminutive of brique ‘brick’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: briquette