Definition of baguette noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bæˈɡet//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bæˈɡet//
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  1. 1(also French loaf, French stick) a loaf of white bread in the shape of a long thick stick that is crisp on the outside and soft inside See related entries: Carbohydrates
  2. 2a small baguette or part of one that is filled with food and eaten as a sandwich a cheese baguette
  3. Word Originearly 18th cent. (in the architectural sense): from French, from Italian bacchetto, diminutive of bacchio, from Latin baculum ‘staff’. Current senses date from the 20th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: baguette