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torte

 (tôrt, tôr′tə)
n.
A rich cake made with many eggs and little flour and usually containing chopped nuts.

[German, perhaps from Italian torta, cake, tart, from Late Latin tōrta, a kind of bread; see tortilla.]

torte

(tɔːt; German ˈtɔrtə)
n
(Cookery) a rich cake, originating in Austria, usually decorated or filled with cream, fruit, nuts, and jam
[C16: ultimately perhaps from Late Latin tōrta a round loaf, of uncertain origin]

torte

(tɔrt; Ger. ˈtɔr tə)

n., pl. tortes (tôrts), Ger.tor•ten (ˈtɔr tn)
a rich cake made with eggs, ground nuts, and usu. no flour.
[1955–60; < German < Italian torta < Late Latin tōrta (panis) round loaf (of bread)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torte - rich cake usually covered with cream and fruit or nutstorte - rich cake usually covered with cream and fruit or nuts; originated in Austria
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
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