digestive biscuit

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Etymology[edit]

The baking soda in the recipe was thought to have antacid properties and thus to aid digestion.

Noun[edit]

digestive biscuit (plural digestive biscuits)

  1. (Britain, Ireland) A semisweet biscuit; sometimes dunked in tea, or crushed as the base of a cheesecake

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