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Carpaccio

[kahr-paht-chaw] /kɑrˈpɑt tʃɔ/
noun
1.
Vittore
[veet-taw-re] /vitˈtɔ rɛ/ (Show IPA),
c1450–1525, Venetian painter.
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  • vittore carpaccio, date and place of birth unknown, though he is said to have been a native of Istria.

  • vittore carpaccio is the chief of the newer generation of painters trained under the influence of the Bellini.

    Venice and its Story Thomas Okey
British Dictionary definitions for vittore carpaccio

carpaccio

/ˌkɑːˈpætʃɪəʊ; Italian karˈpattʃo/
noun (pl) -os
1.
an Italian dish of thin slices of raw meat or fish
Word Origin
possibly after the Italian painter Vittore Carpaccio (?1460–?1525)

Carpaccio

/ˌkɑːˈpætʃɪəʊ; -tʃəʊ; Italian karˈpattʃo/
noun
1.
Vittore (vitˈtoːre). ?1460–?1525, Italian painter of the Venetian school
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Word Origin and History for vittore carpaccio

carpaccio

n.

raw meat or fish served as an appetizer, late 20c., from Italian, often connected to the name of Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio (c.1460-1526) 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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