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risotto

[ri-saw-toh, -soh-toh, -sot-oh; Italian ree-zawt-taw] /rɪˈsɔ toʊ, -ˈsoʊ toʊ, -ˈsɒt oʊ; Italian riˈzɔt tɔ/
noun, Italian Cookery.
1.
a dish of rice cooked with broth and flavored with grated cheese and other ingredients.
Origin of risotto
1850-1855
1850-55; < Italian, derivative of riso rice
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risotto

/rɪˈzɒtəʊ/
noun (pl) -tos
1.
a dish of rice cooked in stock and served variously with tomatoes, cheese, chicken, etc
Word Origin
C19: from Italian, from risorice
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n.

rice cooked in broth with meat and cheese, 1848, from Italian risotto, from riso "rice" (see rice). At first in Italian contexts; it begins to appear in English cookery books c.1880.

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