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Meaning of MARCHPANE

Pronunciation:  'mârtshpeyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  almond paste and egg whites
 

MARCHPANE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: marzipan
 
 See Also: candy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\March"pane`\, n. [Cf. It. marzapane,Sp. pan,.
massepain, prob. fr. L. maza frumenty (Gr. ma^za) + L. panis
bread; but perh. the first part of the word is from the name
of the inventor.]
A kind of sweet bread or biscuit; a cake of pounded almonds
and sugar. [Obs.]

 

 

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