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A turron from Alicante
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Borrowed from Spanish turrón.





turron (countable and uncountable, plural turrones or turrons)

  1. A Spanish form of nougat made from almonds and honey.
    • 1982 December 26, Robert Packard, “Spain's Temptation for the Holidays”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN:
      These loaves or blocks of turron are frequently a foot long and have the dimensions of American packaged bread. They come in many flavors, and may be pink, white, yellow, chocolate, green, or a stomach-churning blend of all five colors. [] The ubiquitous turrones in shop windows, frequently sliced to show the prospective consumer the texture and color pattern, range from what most generously could be described as uninspired to confections of a caliber hard to resist.