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noun 
  1. a confection of almond paste, sugar and egg white
Translations: 
  • Dutch: marsepein(nl)m
  • German: Marzipan(de)n
  • Italian: marzapane(it)m
Etymology: German Marzipan, earlier marcipan, a misinterpretation of Italian marzapane (as if from Latin Marci panis "Mark's bread"), now thought orignally to come from w:Martaban, Martaban, a Burmese port known for its spice exports.


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