narrow slices of thin, crisp toast.
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Origin of Melba toast
First recorded in 1920–25; named after N. Melba
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British Dictionary definitions for melba toast
very thin crisp toast
Word Origin for Melba toast
C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba
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