Bolognese

adjective

Bo·​lo·​gnese ˌbō-lə-ˈn(y)ēz How to pronounce Bolognese (audio)
-ˈn(y)āz,
-ˈn(y)ēs,
-ˈn(y)ās;
-ˈn(y)ā-zē,
-sē
1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of Bologna, Italy
2
: being or prepared with tomato sauce flavored with meat

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1730, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bolognese was circa 1730

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Cite this Entry

“Bolognese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bolognese. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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