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fritto misto

Syllabification: frit·to mi·sto
Pronunciation: /ˌfrēdō ˈmēstō
 
/

Definition of fritto misto in English:

noun

A dish of various foods, typically seafood, deep-fried in batter.
Example sentences
  • The first thing I sampled was a helping of fritto misto, served with wedges of lemon in a triangle of white paper pleasingly stained with oil.
  • Come and sample The Links' fritto misto, seafood platter or seafood chowder.
  • It's one block back from the sea, and the marine influence is felt in dishes such as their triumphant fritto misto - a cut above your usual seaside trattoria fry-up.

Origin

Italian, 'mixed fry'.

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