from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dessert or sauce consisting of egg yolks, sugar, and wine or liqueur beaten until thick and served hot or cold. Also called sabayon.
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- n. A custard-like dessert made with egg yolks, sugar and Marsala wine
- n. eggnog
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- n. light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled
Italian, variant of zabaione, ultimately from Illyrian sabaium, beer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Italian, from the Latin sabai, (an Illyrian drink) + -one, (an Italian suffix). (Wiktionary)