biscuit Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"biscuit" in British English

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biscuitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbɪs.kɪt/

biscuit noun [C] (FLAT CAKE)

A1 UK (US cookie) a ​small, ​flatcake 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
(Definition of biscuit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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biscuitnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɪs·kɪt/
a ​small, ​soft, ​raisedbread: homemade biscuits A biscuit is also a ​type of hard ​cracker: dog biscuits
(Definition of biscuit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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