Definition of Arborio in English:

Arborio

Syllabification: Ar·bo·ri·o
Pronunciation: /ärˈbôrē-ō
 
/

noun

A variety of round-grained rice produced in Italy and used in making risotto.
More example sentences
  • This recipe uses Arborio rice, from Italy's Po valley.
  • I have always heard that the best kind of rice suitable to authentic Italian risotto is Arborio, but I had never had a chance to buy and use it - until now.
  • Last night's risotto almost didn't happen either… I couldn't find Arborio rice and, naturally, the local Italian épicerie was closed for vacation.

Origin

Italian.

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