pasticcio

[ pa-stee-choh; Italian pahs-teet-chaw ]
/ pæˈsti tʃoʊ; Italian pɑsˈtit tʃɔ /

noun, plural pas·tic·ci [pa-stee-chee; Italian pahs-teet-chee]. /pæˈsti tʃi; Italian pɑsˈtit tʃi/.

a pastiche.

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Origin of pasticcio

1700–10; <Italian <Vulgar Latin pastīcium pasty, pie, derivative of Late Latin pasta;see paste
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