Tiramisu meaning

tîrə-mēso͝o, -mē-so͝o
An Italian dessert made of spongecake pieces soaked in coffee and liqueur, layered with mascarpone cheese and chocolate.
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A dessert of cake infused with a liquid such as coffee or rum, layered with mascarpone cheese, and topped with cocoa or grated chocolate.
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Origin of tiramisu

  • Italian tira mi sù pick me up tira pick imperative of tirare to pick, draw mi me su up

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Venetian tiramesù; Italian tiramisù (“pick-me-up")

    From Wiktionary