Translation of turrón in English:

turrón

m

  • type of candy traditionally eaten at Christmas

    Compounds

    turrón blando

    • candy made from ground almonds with a fudge-like consistency

    turrón de Alicante

    • turrón duro

    turrón de chocolate

    • candy made with chocolate and puffed rice

    turrón de jijona

    • turrón blando

    turrón duro

    • hard nougat-like candy

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