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

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Origin and Etymology of biscotto

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


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