[ chur-tuh-see-nuh; Italian cher-taw-see-nah ]
/ ˌtʃɜr təˈsi nə; Italian ˌtʃɛr tɔˈsi nɑ /
a technique of inlaying light-colored material, as bone, ivory, metal, or pale wood, in elaborate designs on a dark ground.
Origin of certosina
< Italian, feminine of certosino Carthusian
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Examples from the Web for certosina
I seem to remember that every one was loud in its praises when we tasted it as an adjunct to Manzo alla Certosina.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:|Mrs. W. G. Waters