Definition of pastitsio
: a Greek baked dish made of ground meat layered with pasta and usually topped with white sauce and cheese
Recent Examples of pastitsio from the Web
The day before, a group of men from the church, with Soulas in charge, met to turn 220 pounds of meat and 60 pounds of onion into pastitsio filling in two big vats at Camp Washington Chili.
There will be plenty of Greek foods available for sale, including souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita and gyros.
Another dinner plate has pastitsio, also known as Greek lasagna; tiropita; Greek meatballs; salad; dolmades; and a roll.
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Origin and Etymology of pastitsio
Modern Greek, from Italian pasticcio
First Known Use: circa 1950See Words from the same year
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