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tir·a·mi·su

 (tîr′ə-mē′so͞o, -mē-so͞o′)
n.
A dessert of sponge cake infused with a liquid such as coffee or rum, layered with mascarpone cheese, and topped with cocoa or grated chocolate.

[Italian tira mi sù, pick me up : tira, pick, imperative of tirare, to pick, draw + mi, me + su, up.]

tiramisu

(ˌtiːrəmiːˈsuː)
n
(Cookery) an Italian dessert made with sponge soaked in coffee and Marsala, topped with soft cheese and powdered chocolate
[C20: from Italian tira! pull! + mi me + su up]

ti•ra•mi•su

or ti•ra•mi•sù

(ˌtɪr əˈmi su, -miˈsu)
n.
an Italian dessert with coffee- and liquor-soaked layers of sponge cake alternating with mascarpone cheese and chocolate.
[1980–85; < Italian tiramisù=tira + mi + pick me up]
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Noun1.tiramisu - an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and brandy or liqueur layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with grated chocolate
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
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