melba toast

noun

mel·​ba toast ˈmel-bə- How to pronounce melba toast (audio)
: very thin crisp toast

Examples of melba toast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Serve on homemade melba toast or simple crackers. Elizabeth Karmel, Forbes, 25 July 2022 Twenty subjects chewed on melba toast, breakfast cake, carrot, peanut, and Gouda cheese. Ncbi Rofl, Discover Magazine, 5 Mar. 2012

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Word History

Etymology

Nellie Melba

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of melba toast was in 1925

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“Melba toast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melba%20toast. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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