Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 2).
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (almond paste)
a. marzipan
Añade un poco de mazapán al relleno de frutas para darle un toque sabroso.Add some marzipan to the fruit filling to give it added flavor.
2. (almond-paste candy)
a. marzipan figure
En España, en Navidad se suelen comer mazapanes y polvorones.In Spain, at Christmas, people usually eat marzipan figures and crumbly almond shortbreads.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. marzipan
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