Definition of bollito misto in English:

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bollito misto

Pronunciation: /bōˌlētō ˈmistō/

noun (plural bolliti misti /bōˈlētē ˈmistē/)

A dish of mixed kinds of meat, such as chicken, veal, and sausage, boiled with vegetables in broth.
Example sentences
  • His hearty bollito misto is a marvelously fatty bowl of hearty brisket, rustic Cochetino sausage and tender veal breast in a clear broth of carrots, shallots and potatoes.
  • Our main courses were served generously from a trolley, one for bollito misto, the other for roasts.
  • My husband Andrea is the happiest when I make bollito misto for the holidays - the dish that keeps on giving.


Italian, 'boiled mixed meat', from bollito past participle of bollire 'to boil' and misto 'mixed'.

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Syllabification: bol·li·to mis·to

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