melba toast

noun
mel·​ba toast | \ ˈmel-bə- How to pronounce melba toast (audio) \

Definition of melba toast

: very thin crisp toast

First Known Use of melba toast

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for melba toast

Nellie Melba

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“Melba toast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melba%20toast. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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