- prepared with or containing tomatoes, mushrooms, herbs, and other seasonings: chicken cacciatore.
Also cac·cia·to·ra [kah-chuh-tawr-uh, -tohr-uh] /ˌkɑ tʃəˈtɔr ə, -ˈtoʊr ə/.
Origin of cacciatore
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Examples from the Web for cacciatore
He wrote down several others he found on the bill of fare, such as “cacciatore.”Portrait of the Consummate Con Man
May 17, 2014
Posting them to YouTube is a new—and unusual—normal, and one that “we may have created ourselves,” Cacciatore says.
“These babies, much loved and wanted, have been historically marginalized,” Cacciatore says.
- (immediately postpositive) prepared with tomatoes, mushrooms, herbs, and other seasonings
Italian, literally: hunter
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Word Origin and History for cacciatore
by 1973, from Italian, literally "hunter," from past participle of cacciare "to hunt, chase" (see chase (v.)).
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