variants or less commonly zeppoli
plural zeppole also zeppoli
: a doughnut made from cream puff dough

Word History


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 12 Apr. 2024.

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