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grissini

/ɡrɪˈsiːnɪ/
plural noun
1.
thin crisp breadsticks
Word Origin
C20: from Italian
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Contemporary definitions for grissini
noun

a person inheriting one of the five degrees within the hereditary nobility in Great Britain and Ireland

Examples

A hereditary peer may be a duke, marquis, earl, viscount, or baron.

Word Origin

by 1709

Usage Note

also hereditary peerage , n.

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