Definition of pastitsio in English:

pastitsio

Syllabification: pas·tit·sio
Pronunciation: /päˈstētsyō
 
/

noun

  • A Greek dish consisting of macaroni, ground lamb, grated cheese, and tomatoes topped with a béchamel sauce.
    More example sentences
    • They also sell homemade spanikopita which you can take home and bake in about 15 minutes; tyropita, a feta-filled phyllo pie; and pastitsio, full of eggplant.

Origin

from modern Greek, literally 'hodgepodge'.

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