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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.]
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n, pl -ti (-tɪ)
(Cookery) a thin Italian biscuit
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