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biscuit

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noun, bis·cuit \ˈbis-kət\

Simple Definition of biscuit

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of biscuit

plural biscuits also biscuit

  1. 1 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

  2. 2 :  earthenware or porcelain after the first firing and before glazing

  3. 3 a :  a light grayish-yellowish brown b :  a grayish yellow

biscuity play \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

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BISCUIT Defined for Kids

biscuit

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noun bis·cuit \ˈbi-skət\

Definition of biscuit for Students

  1. :  a small light bread




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biscuit

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noun bis·cuit \ˈbis-kət\

Medical Definition of biscuit

  1. :  porcelain after the first firing and before glazing





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