Definition of risotto in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈzôdō/
Pronunciation: /rəˈsôdō/

noun (plural risottos)

An Italian dish of rice cooked in stock with other ingredients such as meat and vegetables.
Example sentences
  • The infused ‘saffron water ‘gives risottos and pasta dishes an exotic flavour and rich colour.’
  • He ordered the tomato risotto with basil, Mediterranean and roasted vegetables for €14.50.
  • She would have the seafood risotto whilst her mother and father who had decided long ago what they would have.


Italian, from riso 'rice'.

Words that rhyme with risotto

blotto, Giotto, grotto, lotto, motto, Otto, Watteau

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Syllabification: ri·sot·to

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