spiedino

noun spi·e·di·no \ˌspēəˈdē(ˌ)nō\

Definition of spiedino

plural

spiedini

\-(ˌ)nē\
  1. :  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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