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Linzer torte

[lin-zer tawrt] /ˈlɪn zər ˌtɔrt/
noun, plural Linzer tortes. (sometimes lowercase)
1.
a sweet pastry, often made with powdered nuts, having a filling of red jam and a lattice crust.
Origin of Linzer torte
1905-1910
1905-10; < German: literally, Linz torte
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Word Origin and History for linzertorte

Linzertorte

n.

1906, from German Linzertorte, from Linzer (adj.) "of Linz," city in Austria, + torte "tart." The city name probably is ultimately from the Germanic root for "lime tree."

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