torrone

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin torrere (to roast, burn), cognate with Portuguese torrão, Sardinian turrone, Spanish turrón.

Almond Nougat

Noun[edit]

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torrone m (plural torroni)

  1. A form of nougat traditionally eaten at Christmas

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Toblerone is a chocolate candy that contains bits of torrone

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References[edit]

  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN