- sweet, raised bread or cake toasted in an oven, or baked a second time, after slicing, until browned and crisp
- a piece of this
Origin of ruskSpanish rosca, twisted roll of bread, literally , a spiral ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form rosicare, to gnaw
- A light, soft-textured sweetened biscuit.
- Sweet raised bread dried and browned in an oven.
Origin of ruskSpanish or Portuguese rosca, coil, bread ring, of unknown origin.
(countable and uncountable, plural rusks)