Definition of branzino in English:


Line breaks: bran|zino
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
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    • A grilled whole branzino lacked pizazz, compared with the other choices, despite a zesty gremolata.
    • Grilled branzino, boned tableside by an overconfident server, presented an unappetizing prospect of miscellaneous chunks and flakes.
    • I have tried virtually everything on the menu and my faves are any risotto, the octopus appetizer and the branzino.


Italian, 'sea bass'.

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