carpaccio

[kahr-pah-choh, ‐chee-oh]

Origin:
after V. Carpaccio; said to have been introduced under this name c1961 at Harry's Bar, a Venetian restaurant

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Carpaccio

[kahr-paht-chaw]
noun
Vittore [veet-taw-re] , c1450–1525, Venetian painter.
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carpaccio (ˌkɑːˈpætʃɪəʊ, Italian karˈpattʃo)
 
n , pl -os
an Italian dish of thin slices of raw meat or fish
 
[possibly after the Italian painter Vittore Carpaccio (?1460--?1525)]

Carpaccio (ˌkɑːˈpætʃɪəʊ, -tʃəʊ, Italian karˈpattʃo)
 
n
Vittore (vitˈtoːre). ?1460--?1525, Italian painter of the Venetian school

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carpaccio
raw meat or fish served as an appetizer, late 20c., from It., often connected to the name of Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio (c.14601526) but without any plausible explanation except perhaps that his pictures often feature an orange-red hue reminiscent of some raw meat.
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Example sentences
For dessert there's pear carpaccio with gingerbread ice-cream and meringue.
The menu begins with appetizers including calamari steak, sushi and carpaccio,
  and includes soup and salad choices.
Try the salad of roast pumpkin, feta cheese and poached egg followed by the
  tuna carpaccio with avocado.
Ride your little electric scooters, and eat your free salmon carpaccio.
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