ficelle

Pronunciation: [fee-SEHL]

French for "twine" or "string," referring culinarily to a long, very thin loaf of French bread, about half the size of a baguette.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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