frangipane

[ fran-juh-peyn ]
/ ˈfræn dʒəˌpeɪn /

noun

a kind of pastry cake, filled with cream, almonds, and sugar.
the filling used in such a pastry.

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Origin of frangipane

1670–80; <French <Italian. See frangipani
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British Dictionary definitions for frangipane

frangipane
/ (ˈfrændʒɪˌpeɪn) /

noun

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