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biscuit

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Etymology

From bisket, from Old French bescuit (French: biscuit).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
biscuit

Plural
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  1. A cookie.
  2. (chiefly Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A small bread usually made with baking soda, similar in texture to a scone, but usually not sweet.
  3. A form of unglazed earthenware.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships; made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes and slowly baked; often infested with weevils.
  5. (color) A light brown colour.
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French

Etymology

Old French bescuit, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] bis- and cuit (past participle of cuire).

Pronunciation

Noun

biscuit m. (plural biscuits)

  1. biscuit

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