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tarte tatin

noun, tarte ta·tin often capitalized 2d T \ˌtär(t)-tä-ˈtan, -ˈtaⁿ\
plural tarte tatins also tartes tatin

Definition of TARTE TATIN

:  a caramelized apple tart that is baked with pastry on top and then inverted for serving

Origin of TARTE TATIN

French, Tatin tart, after the Tatin sisters of Lamotte-Beuvron, France
First Known Use: 1979

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