te·​traz·​zi·​ni ˌte-trə-ˈzē-nē How to pronounce tetrazzini (audio)
often capitalized
: prepared with pasta and a white sauce seasoned with sherry and served au gratin
chicken tetrazzini

Word History


Luisa Tetrazzini †1940 Italian opera singer

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tetrazzini was in 1911

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“Tetrazzini.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrazzini. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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