Simple Definition of scampi
: a dish of large shrimp prepared with a garlic-flavored sauce
: large shrimp that are often breaded and fried
Full Definition of scampi
: a usually large shrimp; also : large shrimp prepared with a garlic-flavored sauce
Origin of scampi
Italian, plural of scampo, a European lobster
First Known Use: 1925
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