marzipan

See also: Marzipan

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EtymologyEdit

German Marzipan, earlier marcipan, a misinterpretation of Italian marzapane (as if from Latin Marci panis (Mark's bread)), now thought originally to come from Martaban (မုတ္ထမ), a Burmese port known for its spice exports.

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marzipan (plural marzipans)

  1. A confection of almond paste, sugar and egg white.

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Last modified on 5 January 2014, at 11:12