Meaning of biscuit

bis•cuit

Pronunciation: (bis'kit), [key]
— n.
  1. a kind of bread in small, soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast.
    1. a dry and crisp or hard bread in thin, flat cakes, made without yeast or other raising agent; a cracker.
    2. a cookie.
  2. a pale-brown color.
  3. Also calledunglazed earthenware or porcelain after firing.
  4. a piece of plastic or the like, prepared for pressing into a phonograph record.
—adj.
  1. having the color biscuit.

bis•cuit

Pronunciation: (bēs-kwē'), [key]
— n. French.
  1. a cookie or cracker.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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