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risotto

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noun ri·sot·to \ri-ˈsȯ-(ˌ)tō, -ˈzȯ-\

Simple Definition of risotto

  • : an Italian dish made with rice and often vegetables or meat

Full Definition of risotto

plural ri·sot·tos

  1. :  rice cooked usually in meat or seafood stock and seasoned (as with Parmesan cheese or saffron)

Origin of risotto

Italian, from riso rice — more at rice


First Known Use: 1855


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