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tazza

[ taht-suh; Italian taht-tsah ]
/ ˈtɑt sə; Italian ˈtɑt tsɑ /
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noun, plural taz·zas, Italian taz·ze [taht-tse]. /ˈtɑt tsɛ/.
a shallow, saucerlike, ornamental bowl, often having handles and usually on a high base or pedestal.
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Origin of tazza

1835–45; <Italian <Arabic ṭassah basin. See tass
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British Dictionary definitions for tazza

tazza
/ (ˈtætsə) /

noun
a wine cup with a shallow bowl and a circular foot

Word Origin for tazza

C19: from Italian, probably from Arabic tassah bowl
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