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pastitsio

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noun pas·ti·tsio \päs-ˈtēt-sē-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of pastitsio

  1. :  a Greek baked dish made of ground meat layered with pasta and usually topped with white sauce and cheese



Variants of pastitsio

also

pastitso

play \-ˈtēt-(ˌ)sō\

Origin and Etymology of pastitsio

Modern Greek, from Italian pasticcio


First Known Use: circa 1950


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