Definition of biscotti in English:

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Pronunciation: /biˈskädē/

plural noun

Small, crisp rectangular twice-baked cookies typically containing nuts, made originally in Italy.
Example sentences
  • Still, the service was worth braving for the terrific, crispy cantucci, biscotti, and amaretti, richly-scented with aromatic bitter almonds.
  • We could not manage dessert despite temptations such as the lime and honey panna cotta with honey-glazed figs and apricot biscotti plus some excellent dessert wines.
  • That pretty much boils down to biscotti and ginger cookies, with a handful of others thrown in.



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Syllabification: bis·cot·ti

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