Marzipan

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian marzapane. See English marzipan for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaʁ.tsiˌpaːn/, /ˌmaʁ.tsiˈpaːn/
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  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun[edit]

Marzipan n, m (genitive Marzipans, plural Marzipane)

  1. (generally uncountable) marzipan

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word is exclusively neuter in northern and central Germany. In the southern half of the language area the masculine is also used, particularly in Austria.
  • The plural is only used to refer to different kinds of marzipan.

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