Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A baked tart, either open-faced or topped with a lattice crust, that is filled with fruit, jam, ricotta cheese, or other ingredients.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, from crosta, crust, from Old Italian, from Latin, crusta; see kreus- in Indo-European roots.]

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  • February 11, 2011