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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J’aime will sell La Colombe coffee, viennoiserie (such as croissants), pastries (such as fruit tarts, eclairs, madeleines, merveilleux), quiches and sandwiches for lunch, sweet crepes, and a small bread line (baguettes, mostly).
The restaurant uses fresh bolillo and telera breads (picture flatter, squatter versions of baguettes).
Wall murals may come and go, but the appeal of an Eiffel Tower Insta, with a baguette and beret in hand, is forever.
At Carrefour, his challenges include a store format known as the hypermarket--sprawling warehouses that sell everything from baguettes to bicycles--that has lost market share as consumers move online.
The Royal Wren at 11 S. Third St, a specialty food, wine, spirits and gift store, has a bicycle that has a natural weaved basket on the handle bars filled with French artisan baguettes and a bottle of wine.
With a 2014 Pinot Noir, a medley of mushrooms; a 2012 La Castellana with Cotswold Cheese and a crusty baguette.
Meanwhile brush sliced baguette with olive oil, and grill or run under broiler until crusty and golden.
One last thing: Baguettes are sold with other breads in PB’s pastry area, and are encased in a tight wrapping of plastic and paper.
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Origin and Etymology of baguette
French, literally, rod, from Middle French, from Italian bacchetta, ultimately from Latin baculum staff
First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
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: a long, thin loaf of French bread
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