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tet·raz·zi·ni

also Tet·raz·zi·ni  (tĕt′rə-zē′nē)
adj.
Made with noodles and mushrooms in a cream sauce topped with cheese: turkey tetrazzini.

[After Luisa Tetrazzini (1871-1940), Italian operatic soprano.]
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Tetrazzini

(Italian tetratˈtsiːni)
n
(Biography) Luisa (luˈiːza). 1871–1940, Italian coloratura soprano
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Te•traz•zi•ni

(ˌtɛ trəˈzi ni)
adj.
(often l.c.) served over pasta with a cream sauce, often flavored with sherry and sprinkled with cheese: chicken Tetrazzini.
[after Lucia Tetrazzini (1874–1940), Italian operatic soprano, for whom such a sauce was first made]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tetrazzini - a pasta dish with cream sauce and mushrooms
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
chicken Tetrazzini - chicken prepared in a cream sauce with mushrooms and served over pasta; usually topped with cheese
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