Definition of branzino in English:

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branzino

Pronunciation: /branˈziːnəʊ/

noun (plural same or branzini /branˈziːni/)

chiefly US
A sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax), especially as an item on a menu: the whole roasted branzino was as fresh-tasting as if it had just been pulled from the sea
More example sentences
  • I should have told him to pipe down and appreciate the branzino that was before us and share his thoughts about our wine pairing.
  • A brightly grilled branzino needs nothing more than shaved fennel and preserved lemon.
  • My salt-crusted branzino seemed a little drab, but the salmon, which had a Parmesan crust, was good.

Origin

Italian, 'sea bass'.

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