ba·​guette | \ ba-ˈget \

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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When visiting Spain for a wedding, my husband dunked churros (cinnamon donut sticks) in his hot chocolate, lunched on baguettes lined with the country’s famous jámon Ibérico (cured ham), and sampled every variety of tapas on bread known to man. SELF, "I'm a Foodie With Celiac Disease. Here's Why I Love Traveling to Sweden," 25 Sep. 2018 Toast baguette slices and brush with 1 tablespoon oil. 5. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "The Simplest Leek Soup Recipe Is Also the Best," 29 Oct. 2018 Will Cardi swap her sparkling water and spaghettis for red wine and baguettes? Perrie Samotin, Glamour, "Cardi B Made Her Triumphant Return to the Front Row In Head-to-Toe Leopard," 23 Sep. 2018 Brush the baguette slices with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Christina Pérez, Vogue, "3 Fancy But Easy BBQ Recipes to Grill Before Summer Is Over," 30 Aug. 2018 The recipe makes enough for leftover relish, which is great spread on toasted baguette slices and served with drinks; tossed with pasta; or served as a sauce with any kind of fish. David Tanis, The Seattle Times, "This hefty steak is light enough for August," 20 Aug. 2018 Toast the baguette slices and spread each with a half-ounce of the butter. 8. Gabrielle Hamilton, House Beautiful, "Gabrielle Hamilton's Celery, Fennel, and Radish Salad with Buttered Valdeon Toasts," 22 Feb. 2012 Le Banneton Café: Excellent French-style baguettes, pastries, and coffee. Hanya Yanagihara, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why Luang Prabang Is the Ideal Southeast Asian City," 20 Nov. 2018 My guide taught me how to scrutinize and savor baguettes, croissants and cheese, and how to appreciate the French as expert eaters. Rick Steves' Europe, The Seattle Times, "Specialized tours enrich travel," 14 Nov. 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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