carbonara


car·bo·nara

noun \ˌkär-bə-ˈnär-ə\

Definition of CARBONARA

:  a dish of hot pasta into which other ingredients (as eggs, bacon or ham, and grated cheese) have been mixed —often used as a postpositive modifier <spaghetti carbonara>

Origin of CARBONARA

Italian dialect (alla) carbonara, literally, in the manner of a charcoal maker
First Known Use: 1963

Rhymes with CARBONARA

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