rusk

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Spanish or Portuguese rosca (a twist or roll of bread)

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Noun[edit]

rusk (countable and uncountable, plural rusks)

Zwieback
  1. a rectangular, hard, dry biscuit
  2. a twice-baked bread, slices of bread baked until they are hard and crisp (also called a zwieback)
    • 1956, Delano Ames, chapter 25, in Crime out of Mind[1]:
      A newly-arrived couple at the next table [] admitted that “this was more like” and that if the Alpenrose could also produce a proper cup of tea it would be just like home. Bill Andreyef, who was eating a lightly-boiled egg and a rusk, regarded the other diners with resentment.
  3. a weaning food for children
  4. a cereal binder used in meat product manufacture

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rusk n (genitive singular rusks, plural rusk)

  1. waste, rubbish, garbage

Declension[edit]

Declension of rusk
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rusk ruskið rusk ruskini
accusative rusk ruskið rusk ruskini
dative ruski ruskinum ruskum ruskunum
genitive rusks rusksins ruska ruskanna

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rusk n (definite singular rusket, indefinite plural rusk, definite plural ruska or ruskene)

  1. waste, rubbish, garbage