biscotti

biscotto

[bee-skawt-taw; English bih-skot-oh]
noun, plural biscotti [bee-skawt-tee; English bih-skot-ee] . Italian.
a cookie or cracker.
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Main Entry:  biscotti
Part of Speech:  n pl used as sing
Definition:  1595-1600; < It biscotto
Example:  cooking
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biscotti
1990s, from It. biscotti, pl. of biscotto, from O.It. biscotto, from M.L. biscoctum (see biscuit).
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