zabaione

zabaglione

[zah-buhl-yoh-nee; Italian dzah-bah-lyaw-ne]
noun Italian Cookery.
a foamy, custardlike mixture of egg yolks, sugar, and Marsala wine, usually served hot or chilled as a dessert.
Also, zabaione, zabajone [zah-buh-yoh-nee; Italian dzah-bah-yaw-ne] .
Also called sabayon.


Origin:
1895–1900; < Italian, variant of zabaione, perhaps < Late Latin sabai(a) an Illyrian drink + Italian -one augmentative suffix

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zabaglione (ˌzæbəˈljəʊnɪ)
 
n
a light foamy dessert made of egg yolks, sugar, and marsala, whipped together and served warm in a glass
 
[Italian; probably related to Late Latin sabaia Illyrian drink made from grain]

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