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biscuit

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈbɪs.kɪt/

biscuit noun [C] (FLAT CAKE)

A1 UK (US cookie) a small, flat cake that is dry and usually sweet: chocolate/ginger biscuits a packet of biscuits We had tea and biscuits at half past three.
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biscuit noun [C] (BREAD)

US a type of bread usually baked in small, round pieces: baking-powder biscuits biscuits and gravy
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