ba·​guette | \ ba-ˈget How to pronounce baguette (audio) \

Definition of baguette

1 : a gem having the shape of a narrow rectangle also : the shape itself
2 : a long thin loaf of French bread

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Cut one or two baguettes into sections, or use individual rolls. Christopher Kimball,, "Recipes: Banh Mi and pork skewers on your backyard grill," 13 Aug. 2019 Tear baguette into pieces and soak in 1/4 cup water until absorbed, then squeeze out all moisture and transfer to large bowl. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Mini Meatballs With Garlicky Tomatoes," 9 Aug. 2019 Maybe you're drawn to this multi-strand statement necklace with cloudy slate beads, or this delicate gold ring with contrasting pink baguette crystals. Allure, "All This Baublebar Jewelry Is Discounted for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale," 12 July 2019 As its name suggests, the Knysa Chameleon necklace is a shade-shifter: the double row of tonal rough diamonds around the white baguette diamond necklace can be removed, as can the tassel with a 5-carat pear-cut diamond drop. Vogue, "Haute Couture Jewelry Report: A New Generation Alights," 9 July 2019 Stir well until fully combined, then refrigerate or serve at once with pretzel rods, toasted baguettes cheese or crackers. Krystyna Chávez, Marie Claire, "9 Easy Kentucky Derby Recipe Ideas You Can Whip Up In No Time," 3 May 2019 The baguette-style ring comes in nine different colorways: green, light blue, peach, topaz, pastel, iridescent, multi, primary rainbow, and rainbow. Glamour, "Julia Roberts Wore $44 Baublebar Rings With a Custom Salvatore Ferragamo Suit," 12 Apr. 2019 Unexpected pops of color came in the form of buttery leather pieces, sheer dresses, and a new range of the brand's nostalgic baguette bags. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid Closes Karl Lagerfeld's Last Fendi Show," 21 Feb. 2019 Kendall Jenner, on the other hand, pulled out the low-rise jeans, graffiti T-shirt, baguette bag, and Von Dutch hat for the occasion. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Drake Gave Chanel Bags as Favors at His Birthday Party," 26 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of baguette

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for baguette

French, literally, rod, from Middle French, from Italian bacchetta, ultimately from Latin baculum staff

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English Language Learners Definition of baguette

: a long, thin loaf of French bread

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