carpaccio


car·pac·cio

noun \kär-ˈpä-ch(ē-)ō\

Definition of CARPACCIO

:  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

Car·pac·cio

biographical name \kär-ˈpä-ch(ē-ˌ)ō\

Definition of CARPACCIO

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

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