biscotto


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biscotto

bi·scot·to

 (bĭ-skŏt′ō)
n. pl. bi·scot·ti (-skŏt′ē)
A crisp Italian cookie traditionally flavored with anise and often containing almonds or filberts.

[Italian, from Medieval Latin bis coctus, twice cooked; see biscuit.]

biscotto

(bɪˈskɒtəʊ)
n, pl -ti (-tɪ)
(Cookery) a thin Italian biscuit
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Thanks for that Alan but I couldn't help thinking it would have been a fitting irony had the Italians been at the wrong end of a bit of biscotto given their domestic record
By the way, biscotto is biscuit in Italian and for some unknown reason it's their colloquial term for football jiggery-pokery.