TAZZA (Ital., cf. Fr. tasse, Ger. Tasse, cup; all from Persian las, goblet), a word generally adopted by archaeologists and connoisseurs for a type of drinking vessel. It is a shallow saucerlike dish either mounted on a stem and foot or on a foot alone.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)