noun,plural bol·li·ti mis·ti [buh-lee-tee mis-tee; Italian baw-lee-tee mee-stee]. /bəˈli ti ˈmɪs ti; Italian bɔˈli ti ˈmi sti/.
an Italian dish of mixed meats, as beef, chicken, sausage, and veal, simmered with vegetables and seasonings in broth.
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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