cantuccio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

canto (corner, side) +‎ -uccio (diminutive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /kanˈtut.tʃo/
  • Rhymes: -uttʃo
  • Hyphenation: can‧tùc‧cio

Noun[edit]

cantuccio m (plural cantucci)

  1. small corner, nook
    Synonyms: angolino, cantone
  2. (by extension) a small piece of bread etc.
  3. (chiefly in the plural) crunchy biscuit made with almonds and/or hazelnuts, typical of Tuscany
    Synonyms: cantuccino

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