genoise

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noun ge·noise \zhā-ˈnwäz\

Definition of genoise

  1. :  a sponge cake containing butter and leavened by stiffly beaten eggs

Variants of genoise

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génoise

Origin and Etymology of genoise

French génoise, from feminine of génois of Genoa, Italy


First Known Use: 1892


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