from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Archaic Marzipan.
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- n. marzipan
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of sweet bread or biscuit; a cake of pounded almonds and sugar. Called also marzipan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A confection made of pounded pistachio-nuts or almonds, with sugar, white of egg, etc. It was made into various ornamental devices.
- n. Hence—2. Something very fine or dainty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. almond paste and egg whites
Perhaps obsolete French marcepain, from Italian marzapane, marzipan; see marzipan.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)