Dictionary.com

cacciatore

[ kah-chuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˌkɑ tʃəˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i /
Save This Word!

adjective Italian Cooking.
prepared with or containing tomatoes, mushrooms, herbs, and other seasonings: chicken cacciatore.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also cac·cia·to·ra [kah-chuh-tawr-uh, -tohr-uh]. /ˌkɑ tʃəˈtɔr ə, -ˈtoʊr ə/.

Origin of cacciatore

1940–45; short for Italian alla cacciatora in the manner of hunters; cacciatora, feminine derivative of cacciatore hunter, equivalent to cacci(a) caccia + -atore-ator

Words nearby cacciatore

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use cacciatore in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cacciatore

cacciatore

cacciatora

/ (ˌkɑːtʃəˈtɔːrɪ, ˌkætʃ-) /

adjective
(immediately postpositive) prepared with tomatoes, mushrooms, herbs, and other seasonings

Word Origin for cacciatore

Italian, literally: hunter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK