fettuccine Alfredo

noun
fettuccine Al·​fre·​do | \ -(ˌ)al-ˈfrā-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce fettuccine Alfredo (audio) , -(ˌ)äl- \
variants: or fettuccini Alfredo or fettucine Alfredo or fettucini Alfredo or less commonly fettuccine all'Alfredo \ -​ˌal-​(ˌ)al-​ˈfrā-​(ˌ)dō How to pronounce fettuccine Alfredo (audio) , -​ˌäl-​(ˌ)äl-​ \

Definition of fettuccine Alfredo

: a dish consisting of fettuccine with butter, Parmesan cheese, cream, and seasonings

First Known Use of fettuccine Alfredo

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fettuccine Alfredo

from Alfredo all'Augusteo, restaurant in Rome where it originated

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“Fettuccine Alfredo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fettuccine%20Alfredo. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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