Definition of cacciatore in English:

cacciatore

Syllabification: cac·cia·to·re
Pronunciation: /ˌkäCHəˈtôrē, ˌkaCH-
 
/
(also cacciatora /-ˌtôrə/)

adjective

[postpositive]
  • Prepared in a spicy tomato sauce with mushrooms and herbs: chicken cacciatore
    More example sentences
    • The main courses on the table d' hôte usually include two or three pastas, and a handful of meat dishes like chicken, veal, sole provençale, or Italian sausages in a cacciatore sauce.
    • There were dinner rolls and chicken cacciatore, baked ziti, and potato salad, peas and corn, and coleslaw.
    • ‘Cacciatore’ translates into ‘hunter’, meaning that when a dish is served cacciatore, it's served in the ‘Hunters style’.

Origin

Italian, literally 'hunter' (because of the use of ingredients that a hunter might have at hand).

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