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 (zä′bəl-yō′nē, -bäl-yō′nĕ)
A dessert or sauce consisting of egg yolks, sugar, and wine or liqueur beaten until thick and served hot or cold. Also called sabayon.

[Italian, variant of zabaione, ultimately from Illyrian sabaium, beer.]


(Cookery) 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]


(ˌzɑ bəlˈyoʊ ni, -bɑl-)

a custardlike dessert of egg yolks beaten to a froth with sugar and Marsala.
[1895–1900; < Italian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zabaglione - light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilledzabaglione - light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
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