marchpane definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic Marzipan.
    • marzipan
    • A kind of nice loaves of bread or biscuit; a cake of pounded almonds and sugar. Known as in addition marzipan.
    • A confection manufactured from pounded pistachio-nuts or almonds, with sugar, white of egg, etc. It was converted to different decorative devices.
    • Hence—2. Something very fine or dainty.
    • almond paste and egg whites

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