marzipan

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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 (muttha.ma.)), 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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marzipan (third-person singular simple present marzipans, present participle marzipanning, simple past and past participle marzipanned)

  1. (transitive) To cover with marzipan.
    a marzipanned cake

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