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tazza

[taht-suh; Italian taht-tsah] /ˈtɑt sə; Italian ˈtɑt tsɑ/
noun, plural tazzas Italian, tazze
[taht-tse] /ˈtɑt tsɛ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a shallow, saucerlike, ornamental bowl, often having handles and usually on a high base or pedestal.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Italian < Arabic ṭassah basin. See tass
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tazza

/ˈtætsə/
noun
1.
a wine cup with a shallow bowl and a circular foot
Word Origin
C19: from Italian, probably from Arabic tassah bowl
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