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bollito misto

[buh-lee-toh mis-toh; Italian baw-lee-taw mee-staw] /bəˈli toʊ ˈmɪs toʊ; Italian bɔˈli tɔ ˈmi stɔ/
noun, plural bolliti misti [buh-lee-tee mis-tee; Italian baw-lee-tee mee-stee] /bəˈli ti ˈmɪs ti; Italian bɔˈli ti ˈmi sti/ (Show IPA)
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an Italian dish of mixed meats, as beef, chicken, sausage, and veal, simmered with vegetables and seasonings in broth.
Origin of bollito misto
1950-1960
1950-60; Italian: “boiled dish, mixed dish,” from bollito “a stew,” noun use of past participlebollito “boiled,” from bollire “to boil,” from Latin bullire “to bubble, boil” + misto “mixed,” from Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre “to mix, blend” (see mixed)
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