pasticcio

pasticcio

[pa-stee-choh; Italian pahs-teet-chaw]
noun, plural pasticci [pa-stee-chee; Italian pahs-teet-chee] .
a pastiche.

Origin:
1700–10; < Italian < Vulgar Latin pastīcium pasty, pie, derivative of Late Latin pasta; see paste

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pastiche or pasticcio (pæˈstiːʃ, pæˈstɪtʃəʊ)
 
n
1.  a work of art that mixes styles, materials, etc
2.  a work of art that imitates the style of another artist or period
 
[C19: French pastiche, Italian pasticcio, literally: piecrust (hence, something blended), from Late Latin pastapaste1]
 
pasticcio or pasticcio
 
n
 
[C19: French pastiche, Italian pasticcio, literally: piecrust (hence, something blended), from Late Latin pastapaste1]

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