Definition of Roquette

1. Noun. Erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.




Definition of Roquette

1. Noun. A herb of the mustard family, with pungently flavored leaves often eaten in salads. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Roquette

1. an arugula [n -S] - See also: arugula

Lexicographical Neighbors of Roquette

ropish
ropishness
ropivacaine
ropy
roque
roquelaire
roquelaires
roquelaure
roquelaures
roques
roquesite
roquet
roqueted
roqueting
roquets
roquette
roquettes
roquin
roral
roration
rore
rores
roric
rorid
roridula
rorie
rorier
roriest
roriferous
rorifluent

Literary usage of Roquette

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"LA Roquette, 24™ MAY, 1871. IT would have been difficult to have imagined a scene more suggestive of gaiety and pleasure and light-hearted insouciance, ..."

2. Paris and Its Environs: With Routes from London to Paris, and from Paris to by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1878)
"In the Rue de la Roquette, which leads from the Place de la ... That on the right is the Prison de la Roquette, in which condemned convicts await their ..."

3. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson (1889)
"A MORNING AT LA Roquette. [Seven Stories. 1804.] I HAD never witnessed an execution ; had never cared to witness one. But I wished to look once more on the ..."

4. Along Alaska's Great River: A Popular Account of the Travels of an Alaska by Frederick Schwatka (1898)
"I called it the Roquette Rock, in honor of M. Alex, de la Roquette, of the Paris Geographical Society. The Indians have a legend connected with it, ..."

5. Recollections of a Minister to France, 1869-1877 by Elihu Benjamin Washburne (1887)
"... his Exchange for Blanqui—His Fate Decided by the Communist Leaders—Scenes at his Execution—An Imposing Funeral— A hand-to-hand Fight in La Roquette. ..."

6. National Education in Europe: Being an Account of the Organization by Henry Barnard (1854)
"Connected with the prison of " La Roquette," in Paris, is an institution called the li Patronage Society," which has been formed voluntarily by benevolent ..."

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