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biscotto

[bee-skawt-taw; English bih-skot-oh] /biˈskɔt tɔ; English bɪˈskɒt oʊ/
noun, plural biscotti
[bee-skawt-tee; English bih-skot-ee] /biˈskɔt ti; English bɪˈskɒt i/ (Show IPA).
Italian.
1.
a cookie or cracker.
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Contemporary definitions for biscotti
plural noun used as singular

1595-1600; < It biscotto

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Word Origin and History for biscotti
n.

1990s, from Italian biscotti, plural of biscotto, from Old Italian biscotto, from Medieval Latin biscoctum (see biscuit).

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