[ ri-saw-toh, -soh-toh, -sot-oh; Italian ree-zawt-taw ]
/ rɪˈsɔ toʊ, -ˈsoʊ toʊ, -ˈsɒt oʊ; Italian riˈzɔt tɔ /

noun Italian Cookery.

a dish of rice cooked with broth and flavored with grated cheese and other ingredients.

Origin of risotto

1850–55; < Italian, derivative of riso rice
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/ (rɪˈzɒtəʊ) /

noun plural -tos

a dish of rice cooked in stock and served variously with tomatoes, cheese, chicken, etc

Word Origin for risotto

C19: from Italian, from riso rice
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