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ragù

[ rah-goo; English ra-goo ]
/ rɑˈgu; English ræˈgu /
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Definition of ragù

noun Italian.
a rich, slow-cooked sauce for pasta consisting primarily of meat: a sausage and tomato ragù.
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Origin of ragù

1955–60; <Italian, from French ragoût ragout
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How to use ragù in a sentence

  • Made from meat, meat, and more meat, the ragù provided essential calories and warmth as my boyfriend and I hunkered down to spend the next week snowed in.

  • On my first day as a GOOP devotee, I planned to follow her first two recipes: for sugar-free banana nut muffins and turkey ragu.

    My Life As Gwyneth|Rebecca Dana|September 10, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • Sometimes the evil serpents Ragu and Ketu attack Deva and swallow him: and then the earth is dark.

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