[ zah-buhl-yoh-nee; Italian dzah-bah-lyaw-ne ]
/ ˌzɑ bəlˈyoʊ ni; Italian ˌdzɑ bɑˈlyɔ nɛ /
noun Italian Cooking.
a foamy, custardlike mixture of egg yolks, sugar, and Marsala wine, usually served hot or chilled as a dessert.
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Also za·ba·io·ne, za·ba·jo·ne [zah-buh-yoh-nee; Italian dzah-bah-yaw-ne]. /ˌzɑ bəˈyoʊ ni; Italian ˌdzɑ bɑˈyɔ nɛ/.
Also called sabayon.
Origin of zabaglione
1895–1900; <Italian, variant of zabaione, perhaps <Late Latin sabai(a) an Illyrian drink + Italian -one augmentative suffix
Words nearby zabaglione
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Example sentences from the Web for zabaglione
The very melodies of Verdi and Rossini are inextricably twined in our minds around memories of ravioli and zabaglione.The Merry-Go-Round|Carl Van Vechten
British Dictionary definitions for zabaglione
/ (ˌzæbəˈljəʊnɪ) /
a light foamy dessert made of egg yolks, sugar, and marsala, whipped together and served warm in a glass
Word Origin for zabaglione
Italian; probably related to Late Latin sabaia Illyrian drink made from grain
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