biscotto

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noun bis·cot·to \bi-ˈskät-ō\

Definition of biscotto

plural

biscotti

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  1. :  a crisp cookie or biscuit of Italian origin that is flavored usually with anise and filberts or almonds —usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of biscotto

Italian, biscuit, cookie, from (pane) biscotto, literally, bread baked twice


First Known Use: 1920


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