biscuit

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biscuit(
bihs
-
kiht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (roll)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el panecillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I brought biscuits and coffee for the guests.Traje café y panecillos para los invitados.
b. el bollo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The house smells nice because we've been cooking biscuits.La casa huele bien porque estuvimos cocinando bollos.
2. (cookie) (United Kingdom)
a. la galleta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grandmother always has her afternoon tea and biscuits.Mi abuela siempre merienda té con galletas por las tardes.
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biscuit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sweet, salted) (United Kingdom)
a. la galleta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a.
that really takes the biscuit!¡esto es el colmo!
3. (muffin)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el tortita f, bollo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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biscuit [ˈbɪskɪt]
noun
(Britain) galleta (f); (US) magdalena (f)
that takes the biscuit! ¡eso es el colmo! (informal)
modifier
biscuit barrel (n) galletero (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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