tetrazzini

adjective, often capitalized
te·​traz·​zi·​ni | \ ˌte-trə-ˈzē-nē How to pronounce tetrazzini (audio) \

Definition of tetrazzini

: prepared with pasta and a white sauce seasoned with sherry and served au gratin chicken tetrazzini

First Known Use of tetrazzini

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tetrazzini

Luisa Tetrazzini †1940 Italian opera singer

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“Tetrazzini.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrazzini. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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