crostini

[kraw-stee-nee, kro-]
plural noun, singular crostino [kraw-stee-noh, kro-] .
1.
canapés made of thin pieces of toast.
2.
croutons used as a garnish.
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crostini (krɒˈstiːniː)
 
pl n
pieces of toasted bread served with a savoury topping
 
[Italian: literally, little crusts]

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Main Entry:  crostini
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  small thin slices of toasted bread brushed with olive oil, also used as the base for canapés and for croutons
Etymology:  Italian 'little toasts'
Usage:  cooking
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Example sentences
As the band plays on the terrace above, guests begin their culinary journey with selections of bread, crostini and salads.
Start your meal with the crispy fried polenta with cilantro lime cream or the house-made hummus with pine nuts on sesame crostini.
Add a well-rounded tablespoon to each crostini, spread mixture to edges of crostini.
Serve meatballs with sauce, crostini and extra cheese.
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