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 (pēt-sĕl′ā, pĭt-sĕl′)
A thin, crisp Italian cookie that is baked in an iron and resembles a waffle, often flavored with anise.

[From Italian, pl. of pizzella, a pizzelle, from diminutive of pizza, pie, tart, pizza; see pizza.]


(Cookery) cookery US a type of sweet wafer biscuit like a thin crisp waffle, originally made in Italy
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The term pizzelle is given an extensional definition.
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Shelves behind the counter have held varieties of biscotti and pizzelle (childhood favorites, I must confess) long before they became the fare in chic coffee shops.
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Ladle batter into pizzelle iron and cook until golden brown,
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