biscoito

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Galician[edit]

Biscoito

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1750. From Old Galician / Old Portuguese *biscoyto, from Medieval Latin biscoctus, from Latin (panis) bis coctus ((bread) twice-baked). Compare Portuguese biscoito, Spanish bizcocho, French biscuit, Italian biscotto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biscoito m (plural biscoitos)

  1. sponge cake

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese bizcoyto, from Medieval Latin biscoctus, from Latin (panis) bis coctus ((bread) twice-baked) Compare Spanish bizcocho, French biscuit, Italian biscotto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biscoito m (plural biscoitos)

  1. cookie
    Synonym: (dialect-dependent, some distinguish both) bolacha
  2. (Internet, slang) attention, validation
    Quer biscoito.
    He wants attention.

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