noun grem·o·la·ta \ˌgremōˈlätə, -tə, -tä\
variants: or


\-də, -dä\

Definition of gremolata



  1. :  a seasoning mixture consisting usually of grated lemon zest, minced garlic, and minced parsley that is used especially with osso buco

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Origin and Etymology of gremolata

Italian, from Italian dialect (Lombardy) gremolaa, from gremolâ, gràmolâ to brake (flax or hemp), mix, knead (flour for dough), from grêmola, grâmola brake for flax or hemp, apparatus for kneading dough

First Known Use: 1954

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