Definition of spiedino
: a dish of meat rolled around a filling or minced and formed into balls then usually batter-dipped and cooked on a skewer; also : slices of bread and mozzarella prepared in a similar way and served with an anchovy sauce
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Origin and Etymology of spiedino
Italian, literally, skewer, diminutive of spiedo spit, spear, from Old French espiet spear, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German spioz spear, Old Norse spjōt
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