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osso buco

noun os·so bu·co \ˌō-sō-ˈbü-(ˌ)kō, ˌȯ-sō-\

Definition of osso buco

  1. :  a dish of veal shanks braised with vegetables, white wine, and seasoned stock



Variants of osso buco

also osso bucco play \ˌō-sō-ˈbü-(ˌ)kō, ˌȯ-sō-\

Origin of osso buco

Italian ossobuco veal shank, literally, pierced bone


First Known Use: 1923


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