a small block of compressed matter; specif., one made of charcoal, compressed coal dust, sawdust, etc., used for fuel or kindling
Origin of briquetteFrench briquette, diminutive of brique, brick
transitive verb-·quet′ted, -·quet′ting
to form (ore particles, etc.) into briquettes
A block of compressed coal dust, charcoal, or sawdust and wood chips, used for fuel and kindling.
Origin of briquetteFrench diminutive of brique brick from Middle Dutch bricke