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minestrone

noun min·e·stro·ne \ˌmi-nə-ˈstrō-nē, -ˈstrōn\

: a thick Italian soup that is usually made with beans, vegetables, and pasta

Full Definition of MINESTRONE

:  a rich thick vegetable soup usually with dried beans and pasta (as macaroni or vermicelli)

Origin of MINESTRONE

Italian, augmentative of minestra, from minestrare to serve, dish up, from Latin ministrare, from minister servant — more at minister
First Known Use: 1871

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