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carpaccio

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noun car·pac·cio \kär-ˈpä-ch(ē-)ō\

Definition of carpaccio

  1. :  thinly sliced raw meat or fish served with a sauce —often used as a postpositive modifier <beef carpaccio>



Origin of carpaccio

Vittore Carpaccio; from the prominent use of red in his painting


First Known Use: 1969


Carpaccio

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biographical name Car·pac·cio \kär-ˈpä-ch(ē-ˌ)ō\

Definition of Carpaccio

  1. Vittore ca 1460–1525(or 1526) Ital. painter




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