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[French sa-ba-yawn]
  1. zabaglione.
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Origin of sabayon

< French < Italian zabaione; see zabaglione
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Contemporary Examples of sabayon

Historical Examples of sabayon

  • Serve with it plain pudding sauce, Sabayon, or a fruit sauce.

  • A sabayon or other sauce can be served with them if convenient, but it is not essential.

  • Fill with currant or other fruit jelly, dust with powdered sugar, and serve with cream or Sabayon sauce.

  • Sabayon of Madeira or Malaga wine without lemon juice is made the same way.

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British Dictionary definitions for sabayon


  1. a dessert or sweet sauce made with egg yolks, sugar, and wine beaten together over heat till thick: served either hot or cold
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Word Origin for sabayon

C20: from French, alteration of Italian zabione zabaglione
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