Definition of rosticceria in English:


Line breaks: ros|tic¦ce¦ria
Pronunciation: /rɒstɪtʃəˈriːə


  • (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
    • Ah, the rosticceria, yet another great reason for living in Italy.
    • You'll come across the rosticceria at the 1st corner on your right.
    • I decided to go with the roast chicken since it IS a rosticceria.


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

More definitions of rosticceria

Definition of rosticceria in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea