spiedino

noun

spi·​e·​di·​no
ˌspēəˈdē(ˌ)nō
plural spiedini
-(ˌ)nē
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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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“Spiedino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spiedino. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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