v. carpaccio

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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