crispbread

noun

crisp·​bread ˈkrisp-ˌbred How to pronounce crispbread (audio)
: a plain dry unsweetened cracker made from crushed grain (such as wheat or rye)

Examples of crispbread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, with John sleeping in the bow, Viola peeled tiny Baltic shrimp for a snack piled on Swedish crispbread with mayonnaise and dollops of salty roe. Ingrid K. Williams, New York Times, 25 July 2023 Start with a pack of low-calorie crispbread, which is the most fiber-rich bread option available to you — a boon for digestion as well as a filling option that'll power you through any afternoon. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, 6 June 2022 Norwegians typically consume brown cheese in slices on a piece of crispbread or with a waffle, but there are other creative ways to try this icon of Norwegian cuisine. David Nikel, Forbes, 20 May 2021 There are a few other must-visit spots in the area: the bakery Olof Viktors (try their crispbread), art gallery Karl Fredrik på Eklaholm, and the adorable interior shops and cafés at Östangård and Backagården. Matilde Wergeland, Vogue, 4 Aug. 2017 Christer Fuglesang plans to serve his fellow space travelers a Swedish-style Christmas meal featuring moose meat, crispbread and gingerbread cookies, with a ration of raspberry jelly to sweeten the package, according to The Local. Lewis Wallace, WIRED, 10 Nov. 2006

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crispbread was circa 1927

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“Crispbread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crispbread. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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