biscotto

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See also: biscottò

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

biscotto (plural biscotti)

  1. Alternative form of biscotti

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From figurative Italian biscotto (cookie, biscuit). Doublet of biscuit and biscotte.

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Noun[edit]

biscotto m (uncountable)

  1. (sports) Tactical play between two people (or two teams) aimed to wrong or evict a third person (or a third team).

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bis- (twice) +‎ cotto (cooked), or from Medieval Latin biscoctum, from Latin bis coctus (twice cooked). Compare English and French biscuit, Spanish bizcocho, Portuguese biscoito. Doublet of biscuit.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /biˈskɔt.to/, [biˈskɔt̪ːo]
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  • Rhymes: -ɔtto
  • Hyphenation: bi‧scòt‧to

Noun[edit]

biscotto m (plural biscotti)

  1. biscuit, cookie
  2. (sports slang, uncountable) Tactical play between two people (or two teams) aimed to wrong or evict a third person (or a third team).

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Verb[edit]

biscotto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of biscottare