orzo

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noun or·zo \ˈȯrd-(ˌ)zō\

Definition of orzo

  1. :  rice-shaped pasta

Origin and Etymology of orzo

Italian, literally, barley, from Latin hordeum — more at orgeat


First Known Use: 1917


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