Pronunciation: (tôrt; Ger. tôr'tu), [key]
—pl. tortesPronunciation: (tôrts), [key]Ger. tor•tenPronunciation: (tôr'tn). [key]
a rich cake, esp. one containing little or no flour, usually made with eggs and ground nuts or bread crumbs.
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