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bruschetta

noun bru·schet·ta \brü-ˈshe-tə, -ˈske-\

Definition of BRUSCHETTA

:  thick slices of bread grilled, rubbed with garlic, drizzled with olive oil, often topped with tomatoes and herbs, and usually served as an appetizer

Origin of BRUSCHETTA

Italian, from Italian dialect (Tuscany), from bruscare to toast, burn, probably from Vulgar Latin *brusicare, frequentative of *brusare, *brusiare to burn
First Known Use: 1954

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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