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zuppa inglese

[zoo-puh ing-gley-zey; Italian tsoop-pah eeng-gle-ze]
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noun Italian Cookery.
  1. tiered layers of sponge cake sprinkled with rum or liqueur, then spread with custard or other cream filling.

Origin of zuppa inglese

1940–45; < Italian: literally, English soup
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