baguette

noun
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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Hidden under the drumsticks and thighs are rafts of baguette that sat under the rotisserie, imbibing every drop that fell from the bird. New York Times, "It’s Not Fake French, It’s Frenchette," 10 July 2018 Crunchy lengths of baguette, slathered with a saffron and espelette pepper rouille, stand at attention in the classic dish. Ellen Bhang, BostonGlobe.com, "At Shepard, a vibrant pink is a match for bouillabaisse," 22 May 2018 Spread butter mixture onto bottom half of baguette. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Roast Beef Baguette," 21 June 2018 Chloe Wise and Elena Soboleva opted for a country mood in Marseille decked out in Jacquemus with baguettes and wheat stalks. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Natalia Vodianova Rides a Scooter, Jorja Smith Goes Regal, and More," 29 Sep. 2018 Serve open-face on a crispy baguette or alongside a salad. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville has an epicurean center - and this restaurant thrives in it​​​​​​​," 22 May 2018 The shelves are stocked with baguettes, pain au levain, cranberry raisin pecan breads, and more. Fox News, "Best bakeries in America," 25 Feb. 2016 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

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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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baguette

noun

English Language Learners Definition of baguette

: a long, thin loaf of French bread

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