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noun bis·cuit \ˈbis-kət\

: a small, light roll that is eaten as part of a meal

plural biscuits also biscuit

Full Definition of BISCUIT

a :  any of various hard or crisp dry baked products: as (1) British :  cracker 4 (2) British :  cookie
b :  a small quick bread made from dough that has been rolled out and cut or dropped from a spoon
:  earthenware or porcelain after the first firing and before glazing
a :  a light grayish-yellowish brown
b :  a grayish yellow
bis·cuity \ˈbis-kə-tē\ adjective

Origin of BISCUIT

Middle English bisquite, from Anglo-French besquit, from (pain) besquit twice-cooked bread
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Handicraft Terms

darn, tambour, wrought

Rhymes with BISCUIT

BISCUIT Defined for Kids


noun bis·cuit \ˈbi-skət\

Definition of BISCUIT for Kids

:  a small light bread
Medical Dictionary


noun bis·cuit \ˈbis-kət\

Medical Definition of BISCUIT

:  porcelain after the first firing and before glazing
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