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savarin

[sav-uh-rin]
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  1. a spongelike cake leavened with yeast, baked in a ring mold, and often soaked with a rum syrup.
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Origin of savarin

1875–80; < French, named after Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (died 1826), French politician and gourmet
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  • Savarin gained, the best of them will be proud of being his associates.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Petitions to be introduced to her acquaintance were showered upon Savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Graham gazed at her intently, and then turned his eyes on Savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • "That is a secret which I do not know myself," answered Savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Savarin understood that look, and replied to it courteously.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton