[taht-suh; Italian taht-tsah]
noun, plural tazzas Italian, tazze [taht-tse] .
a shallow, saucerlike, ornamental bowl, often having handles and usually on a high base or pedestal.

1835–45; < Italian < Arabic ṭassah basin. See tass

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tazza (ˈtætsə)
a wine cup with a shallow bowl and a circular foot
[C19: from Italian, probably from Arabic tassah bowl]

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