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tiramisu (n.)

also tirami su, rich dessert made from coffee-soaked biscuits layered with sweet cream cheese, by 1983, from Italian tirami su, literally "pick me up." Said to have been invented 1960s by a restaurateur in the Veneto. Italian tirare "to pull, tug" is from Medieval Latin, from Vulgar Latin *tirāre, which is of unknown origin, possibly from Germanic.

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Definitions of tiramisu

tiramisu (n.)
an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and brandy or liqueur layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with grated chocolate;
From wordnet.princeton.edu