Digestive vs Shortbread - What's the difference?

digestive | shortbread |


As nouns the difference between digestive and shortbread

is that digestive is a substance that aids digestion while shortbread is a type of biscuit (cookie), popular in britain, traditionally made from one part sugar, two parts butter and three parts flour.

As an adjective digestive

is of, relating to, or functioning in digestion.

digestive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or functioning in digestion.
  • That causes or promotes digestion.
  • * Herman Melville, Omoo
  • While the doctor and the natives were taking a digestive nap after dinner, I strolled forth to have a peep at the country which could produce so generous a meal.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A substance that aids digestion.
  • (UK, Ireland) A digestive biscuit.
  • I bought a packet of chocolate digestives .

    shortbread

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia shortbread)
  • A type of biscuit (cookie), popular in Britain, traditionally made from one part sugar, two parts butter and three parts flour
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