Definition of rosticceria in English:

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rosticceria

Pronunciation: /rəˌstēCHəˈrēə/

noun

(Chiefly in Italy) a shop or informal restaurant specializing in roasted meat: tempting smells of roasting chicken, duck, and rabbit drift into the street from the rosticceria
More example sentences
  • Standing up and eating at a cafe or rosticceria is less expensive than sitting down and a picnic lunch is even better.
  • I decided to go with the roast chicken since it IS a rosticceria.
  • You'll come across the rosticceria at the 1st corner on your right.

Origin

Italian, probably from rost- (from arrostire 'to roast') and -icceria (in pasticceria) on the pattern of rotisserie.

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