Tetrazzini

[ te-truh-zee-nee; Italian te-traht-tsee-nee ]
/ ˌtɛ trəˈzi ni; Italian ˌtɛ trɑtˈtsi ni /
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noun

Lu·i·sa [loo-ee-zah] /luˈi zɑ/, 1874–1940, Italian operatic soprano.

adjective

(often lowercase) served over pasta with a cream sauce, often flavored with sherry, sprinkled with cheese, and browned in the oven: chicken Tetrazzini.

Origin of Tetrazzini

(in def 2) after L. Tetrazzini, for whom it was first made

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Tetrazzini

/ (Italian tetratˈtsiːni) /

noun

Luisa (luˈiːza). 1871–1940, Italian coloratura soprano
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