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1. A light, soft-textured sweetened biscuit.
2. Sweet raised bread dried and browned in an oven.
[Spanish or Portuguese rosca, coil, bread ring, of unknown origin.]
(Cookery) a light bread dough, sweet or plain, baked twice until it is brown, hard, and crisp: often given to babies
[C16: from Spanish or Portuguese rosca screw, bread shaped in a twist, of unknown origin]
(Biography) (David) Dean. 1909–94, US statesman: secretary of state (1961–69). He defended US military involvement in Vietnam and opposed recognition of communist China
a slice of sweet raised bread dried and baked again in the oven; zwieback.
[1585–95; alter. of Sp or Portuguese rosca twisted bread]
(David) Dean, 1909–94, U.S. Secretary of State 1961–69.
rusk[ˈrʌsk] n → biscotte f
n → Zwieback m