Tetrazzini

Tetrazzini

[te-truh-zee-nee; Italian te-traht-tsee-nee]
noun
1.
Luisa [loo-ee-zah] , 1874–1940, Italian operatic soprano.
adjective
2.
(often lowercase) served over pasta with a cream sauce, often flavored with sherry, sprinkled with cheese, and browned in the oven: chicken Tetrazzini.

Origin:
(in def 2) after L. Tetrazzini, for whom it was first made

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Tetrazzini (Italian tetratˈtsiːni)
 
n
Luisa (luˈiːza). 1871--1940, Italian coloratura soprano

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