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yuval

botard

hay , does anyone know what is botard?
it is supposed to be a shape of a bread
thank you

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karin63

Hello,
Are you sure it isn't bâtard? It's a sort of torpedo shape.
Karin

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Floydm

Yeah, a batard is a loaf shaped in a torpedo/football (American) shape, not long and thin like a baguette.