See also: bread crumbs

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EnglishEdit

 
Sense 2. A trail of hyperlinks, displayed as a guide to make navigating easier.

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EtymologyEdit

A reference to the German fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, where Hansel leaves a trail of breadcrumbs to find the way back home when venturing in to the woods.

NounEdit

breadcrumbs pl ‎(plural only)

  1. (Internet, graphical user interface) A trail of hyperlinks that lead consecutively to the current page, displayed in the page as a guide and a means of navigating easily to any of the pages in the trail.

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NounEdit

breadcrumbs

  1. plural of breadcrumb