Definition of ragu in English:

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Pronunciation: /raˈɡuː/


[mass noun]
(In Italian cooking) a sauce typically made with minced meat, onions, tomato puree, and red wine, and served with pasta: arrange the tagliatelle in a bowl and spoon some ragu on top
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  • From what we ate, the food was great, try the Veal ragu.
  • For the ragu, in a large saucepan heat the oil over medium heat.
  • I think it would be a nice change for regular ragu (Bolognese sauce).


Italian ragù, from French ragoût (see ragout); the Italian term originally denoted a meat stew.

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