torta

noun
tor·​ta | \ ˈtȯrtə \
plural -s

Definition of torta

1 : a flat heap of moist crushed silver ore prepared for the patio process
2 : an open pie with a base of bread or biscuit dough and a sweet or savory filling

called also tourte

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History and Etymology for torta

Spanish, cake, from Late Latin, round loaf of bread

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“Torta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torta. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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