torte


torte

noun \ˈtrt-ə, ˈtrt\

: a type of cake that is made with many eggs and often nuts

plural tor·ten \ˈtr-tən\ or tortes

Full Definition of TORTE

:  a cake made with many eggs and often grated nuts or dry bread crumbs and usually covered with a rich frosting

Origin of TORTE

German, probably from Italian torta cake, from Late Latin, round loaf of bread
First Known Use: 1748

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