ciop·​pi·​no | \ chə-ˈpē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce cioppino (audio) \

Definition of cioppino

: a stew of fish and shellfish cooked usually with tomatoes, wine, spices, and herbs

Examples of cioppino in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This branch is larger than the Newbury Street version, with a patio and more menu items, including chicken Milanese, veal scallopine, branzino, and cioppino, plus pastas and pizza. Kara Baskin,, 2 June 2022 Afterward, the book lays out dozens of delicious recipes from easy (a wild-salmon poke bowl) to expert (a massive pot of spicy cioppino—an Italian-American fisherman’s stew). Outside Online, 20 Apr. 2020 For many locals, Sotto Mare is synonymous with cioppino. Martha Cheng, WSJ, 7 Oct. 2021 Tales of cioppino’s evolution call to mind the stone soup folk story. Martha Cheng, WSJ, 7 Oct. 2021 Among his favorites are her risotto, cioppino and an earthy dish of farrow, butternut squash and bacon that bakes in the oven. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 6 Oct. 2021 On the dinner menu are Serina’s Seasonal Salad, beef or vegetable lasagna, cioppino and dessert. Matthew J. Palm,, 6 July 2021 Guests can imbibe gin- and bourbon-based cocktails at the Fed, a lounge reminiscent of the city’s Jazz Age bars, and enjoy family-style dishes like roasted porchetta and cioppino stew prepared by chef Stephen Bukoff at the Italian restaurant Grana. New York Times, 24 June 2021 Don’t miss oysters on the half shell, cioppino, and their special Moonstone chowder. Ali Wunderman, Forbes, 16 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cioppino

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cioppino

modification of Italian dialect (Liguria) ciuppin

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“Cioppino.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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