orzo

[awr-zoh]

noun

pasta in the form of small ricelike grains.

Nearby words

  1. orwell,
  2. orwell, george,
  3. orwellian,
  4. oryol,
  5. oryx,
  6. os,
  7. os coccygis,
  8. os coxae,
  9. os intermetatarseum,
  10. os-

Origin of orzo

< Italian: literally, barley < Latin hordeum; cf. gorse, orgeat

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