[ri-saw-toh, -soh-toh, -sot-oh; Italian ree-zawt-taw]
noun Italian Cookery.
a dish of rice cooked with broth and flavored with grated cheese and other ingredients.

1850–55; < Italian, derivative of riso rice

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risotto (rɪˈzɒtəʊ)
n , pl -tos
a dish of rice cooked in stock and served variously with tomatoes, cheese, chicken, etc
[C19: from Italian, from risorice]

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Word Origin & History

rice cooked in broth with meat and cheese, 1884, from It., from riso "rice" (see rice).
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Example sentences
We had dinner that night on the balcony of the hotel, my first taste of risotto
  with champagne.
Ingredients for cream of lettuce soup, risotto with radicchio, and peach sorbet
  are handpicked from the organic kitchen garden.
The recipe is really no different from what you'd do to make a risotto.
Sweet bay shrimp meld perfectly with grilled corn and creamy risotto.
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