zeppole

noun
zep·​po·​le | \ (t)se(p)ˈpō(ˌ)lā, ze- \
variants: or less commonly zeppoli \ -​(ˌ)lē \
plural zeppole also zeppoli

Definition of zeppole

: a doughnut made from cream puff dough

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History and Etymology for zeppole

Italian zeppole, plural of zeppola fritter, from Italian dialect (southern Italy), perhaps from Late Latin zippulae, a kind of sweet; zeppoli from It, plural of zeppolo, alteration of zeppola

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“Zeppole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zeppole. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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