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n. pl. cros·ti·ni (-nē)
1. A piece of thin crisp toast.
2. An hors d'oeuvre made with a crostino and any of various toppings.

[Italian, diminutive of crosta, crust, from Latin crusta; see kreus- in Indo-European roots.]


pl n, sing -no (-nəʊ)
(Cookery) pieces of toasted bread served with a savoury topping
[Italian: literally, little crusts]
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Crostini present another delightful way to serve cold-smoked salmon in a lighter form than bagels.
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