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EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain, but now thought to be derived from Martaban, in Burmese မုတ္ထမ (muthta.ma.), a Burmese port known for its spice exports, through Arabic مَرْطَبَان (marṭabān, spice box), and with influence of pane (bread).

PronunciationEdit

 
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  • IPA(key): /mar.tsaˈpa.ne/, /mar.dzaˈpa.ne/
  • Rhymes: -ane
  • Hyphenation: mar‧za‧pà‧ne

NounEdit

marzapane m (plural marzapani)

  1. (chiefly uncountable) marzipan

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