fra diavolo


fra di·​av·​o·​lo
often capitalized F&D
: prepared with tomato sauce usually seasoned with garlic, oregano, and hot red pepper
lobster fra diavolo

Word History


Italian Fra Diavolo Brother Devil, nickname of Michele Pezza †1806 Italian bandit

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“Fra diavolo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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