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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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The four-course menu includes an Italian antipasti sampler with peppadew poppers, marinated olives and button mushrooms, mini parmesan wedge, and crostini bread straws.
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A restaurant has to be really good if it gives character to something as devoid of personality as hearts of palm, but you've got to have the Caesar's salad with chicken made in the original style with anchovies, and served with garlic crostini, to appreciate Indigo's ability to exalt simple pleasures by giving natural flavours the freedom to express themselves.
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