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 (mĭn′ĭ-strō′nē, -strōn′)
A thick soup of Italian origin containing assorted vegetables, beans, pasta such as vermicelli or macaroni, and herbs in a meat or vegetable broth.

[Italian, augmentative of minestra, dish consisting of pasta, rice, vegetables or beans cooked in water, from Old Italian, from minestrare, to dish up, serve this dish, from Latin ministrāre, to serve food, from minister, servant; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]


(Cookery) a soup made from a variety of vegetables and pasta
[from Italian, from minestrare to serve]


(ˌmɪn əˈstroʊ ni)

a thick vegetable soup, often containing beans, herbs, and bits of pasta.
[1890–95; < Italian, =minestr(a) kind of soup (literally, something served; see minister) + -one augmentative suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minestrone - soup made with a variety of vegetablesminestrone - soup made with a variety of vegetables
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food


[ˌmɪnɪˈstrəʊnɪ] Nminestrone f
minestrone soupsopa f minestrone


nMinestrone f, → Gemüsesuppe f
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