frangipane

[fran-juh-peyn]

Origin of frangipane

1670–80; < French < Italian. See frangipani
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frangipane

noun
    1. a pastry filled with cream and flavoured with almonds
    2. a rich cake mixture containing ground almonds
  1. a variant of frangipani (def. 2)
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