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torte

play
noun \ˈtȯrt-ə, ˈtȯrt\

Simple Definition of torte

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

Full Definition of torte

plural tor·ten play \ˈtȯr-tən\ or tortes

  1. :  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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