French bread

noun

Definition of French bread

:a crusty white bread baked usually in long thin loaves

First Known Use of french bread

15th century


FRENCH BREAD Defined for English Language Learners

French bread

noun

Definition of French bread for English Language Learners

  • : a type of crusty bread that is baked in long, thin loaves


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