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bis•cuit



Pronunciation: (bis'kit), [key]
n.
1. a kind of bread in small, soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast.
2. Chiefly Brit.
a. a dry and crisp or hard bread in thin, flat cakes, made without yeast or other raising agent; a cracker.
b. a cookie.
3. a pale-brown color.
4. Also called bisque. Ceram.unglazed earthenware or porcelain after firing.
5. Also called preform. a piece of plastic or the like, prepared for pressing into a phonograph record.

adj.
having the color biscuit.

bis•cuit



Pronunciation: (bēs-kwē'), [key]
n. French.
a cookie or cracker.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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