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American English: /ˈʃɔrtˌbrɛd/
British English: /ˈʃɔːtbrɛd/

Translation of shortbread in Spanish:


  • (galleta dulce de mantequilla)
    Example sentences
    • Celeste came back with two slices of pizza and a plate of shortbread sugar cookies.
    • The origin of the name of these dainty shortbread biscuits is interesting.
    • When I'm tired, I eat roasted peppers, rice pudding, shortbread biscuits dunked in tea.

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.