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Definition: From the Italian word 'bruscare' meaning 'to roast over coals'. The thin slices of bread are toasted, rubbed with garlic, then drizzled with olive oil and served warm.

Pronunciation: bru SKEH tah • (noun)

Also Known As: crostini

Examples: To make bruschetta, rub toasted crusty bread with garlic and drizzle with olive oil.

Common Misspellings: brusketta

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