French bread

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Etymology[edit]

French +‎ bread From being the stereotypical type of bread associated with France

Noun[edit]

French bread (usually uncountable, plural French breads)

  1. (informal) Synonym of baguette A long thin loaf of bread with a thick crust and often having large bubbles of air inside, popular in and associated with France.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see French,‎ bread.
    • 2016, Sarah Black, One Dough, Ten Breads: Making Great Bread by Hand (page 62)
      Boule refers to the shape of the traditional French breads—puffed rustic rounds scored by the village baker.

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