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

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Recent Examples on the Web Paella for a photo shoot days later was properly yellow-tinged with saffron rice, but my version seemed awash with tomato sauce, almost like a cioppino-risotto collision. Michael Mayo,, "Review: Art and whimsy at Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery in Fort Lauderdale," 12 Dec. 2019 Get a taxi home, or take the Muni 18-46th Avenue bus to the Cliff House for some prawn-pork potstickers or to the Beach Chalet for cioppino. Peter Hartlaub,, "First date? Drunken Saturday? How to explore the new 49 Mile Scenic Route," 15 Nov. 2019 The seafood-centric menu, from chef/co-owner Anne Conness, includes oysters, branzino with red pepper rouille, cioppino and pappardelle with lamb and pecorino. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "A ‘Breaking Bad’ restaurant opens in West Hollywood this week," 15 Oct. 2019 The menu will also feature a few family-size platters, including whole grilled fish, a large cut of steak and a seafood stew of the day (cioppino, bouillabaisse). Michael Mayo,, "Something’s cooking in Palm Beach County: 3 new restaurants from 3 talented chefs," 15 Oct. 2019 The clams and snapper in a ginger-laced broth ($24) had top-notch fish and seafood and reminded us of an Asian take on San Francisco cioppino/fish stew. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Borough revamps with small plates, interactive trolley cart and new space," 24 Sep. 2019 But Schooners Coastal Kitchen was the latter, especially the cioppino, which exploded with flavor. John Carpenter,, "The college search can be a great excuse for a family vacation — and a 57-hour train ride," 24 July 2019 Green juice, fish tacos, chicken adobo, cioppino, and kale chips. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "20 Facts About Meghan Markle's Life Before She Met Prince Harry," 15 Apr. 2019 My favorite thing to order is their cioppino soup and quinoa cake. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "How One Honolulu-Based Artist Gets Dressed to Work in Paradise," 7 Mar. 2019

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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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The first known use of cioppino was in 1908

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“Cioppino.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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