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breadcrumb

[bred-kruhm] /ˈbrɛdˌkrʌm/
noun
1.
a crumb of bread, either dried or soft.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; bread + crumb
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Examples for breadcrumb
  • Seven appetizers begin the menu, such as the panko-breadcrumb coated, fried calamari.
  • The caramelized leeks elevate the dish to a new level, along with the crispy cheese and breadcrumb topping.
British Dictionary definitions for breadcrumb

breadcrumb

/ˈbrɛdˌkrʌm/
noun
1.
the soft inner part of bread
2.
(pl) bread crumbled into small fragments, as for use in cooking
verb (transitive)
3.
to coat (food) with breadcrumbs egg and breadcrumb the escalopes
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