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[mass noun] A hard, spicy Sienese cake containing nuts, candied peel, and honey.
- ‘Fruit, nuts and spice - and all things nice, combine to make this traditional Italian Panforte a sure fire success.’
- ‘This sweet fruit and nut panforte comes from Tuscany and should not be missed!’
- ‘Round off this tour with dessert in Siena in the form of a slice of panforte, a hard flatcake of candied fruits and nuts.’
Italian, from pane bread + forte strong.
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