Meaning of brickette in English:


Pronunciation /brɪˈkɛt/


(also bricket)
  • 1A small block of compressed coal dust or other combustible material used as fuel; especially a typically pillow-shaped block of compressed fuel for household use, such as in a fireplace or barbecue.

  • 2A small brick.

  • 3A small brick-shaped block of any substance, such as soap, ice cream, etc.


Early 19th century. Partly from brick + -et.