tiramisu

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noun tir·a·mi·su \ˌtir-ə-ˈmē-(ˌ)sü, -ˈmi-; -mē-ˈsü\

Definition of tiramisu

  1. :  a dessert made with ladyfingers, mascarpone, and espresso

Origin and Etymology of tiramisu

Italian tiramisù, from tirami su!, literally, pull me up!


First Known Use: 1982


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