baguette

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noun ba·guette \ba-ˈget\

Definition of baguette

  1. 1 :  a gem having the shape of a narrow rectangle; also :  the shape itself

  2. 2 :  a long thin loaf of French bread

Origin and Etymology of baguette

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


First Known Use: 1926


BAGUETTE Defined for English Language Learners

baguette

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noun ba·guette \ba-ˈget\

Definition of baguette for English Language Learners

  • : a long, thin loaf of French bread


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