ossobuco

[ os-oh-boo-koh, oh-soh-; Italian aws-saw-boo-kaw ]
/ ˈɒs oʊˈbu koʊ, ˈoʊ soʊ-; Italian ˈɔs sɔˈbu kɔ /

noun, plural os·si·bu·chi [os-ee-boo-kee, oh-see-; Italian aws-see-boo-kee]. /ˈɒs iˈbu ki, ˈoʊ si-; Italian ˈɔs siˈbu ki/. Italian Cooking.

a dish of sliced veal shanks, typically prepared with olive oil, wine, seasonings, tomatoes, etc., and served with rice or other vegetables.

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Origin of ossobuco

1930–35; <Italian (Tuscan rendering of Milanese dial. òss bus), equivalent to osso bone (<Latin ossum, by-form of os, stem oss-) + buco hole, cavity, variant of buca (probably <Vulgar Latin *būca, by-form of Latin bucca mouth)

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