an appetizer of thinly sliced raw beef served with a vinaigrette or other piquant sauce.
[veet-taw-re] /vitˈtɔ rɛ/ (Show IPA), c1450–1525, Venetian painter.
A morning with Tintoretto might well be followed by a morning with carpaccio or Bellini.
New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
The double N puzzled me at first, but carpaccio spells anyhow.
Hortus Inclusus John Ruskin
You can readily see the difference between his work and that of carpaccio.
Barbara’s Heritage Deristhe L. Hoyt
Ruskin did but popularise carpaccio, and buy and sell Turner.
The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Here is an arm-chair by carpaccio: you who came in late, and are standing, to my regret, would like to sit down in it.
Ariadne Florentina John Ruskin
The predella of the picture is full of stories almost in the style of carpaccio.
The Story of Perugia Margaret Symonds
It will be remembered that carpaccio painted a very similar subject.
Bernardino Luini James Mason
They were like the little monks who run from St. Jerome’s lion in the picture by carpaccio.
Soul of a Bishop H. G. Wells
With his long black hair, his pale face, and his burning eyes, he looked like an Italian painted by carpaccio or Ghirlandajo.
Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
And then in the next how carpaccio must have enjoyed his work on the costumes!
A Wanderer in Venice E.V. Lucas
noun (pl) -os
an Italian dish of thin slices of raw meat or fish
Vittore (vitˈtoːre). ?1460–?1525, Italian painter of the Venetian school
raw meat or fish served as an appetizer, late 20c., from Italian, often connected to the name of Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio (c.1460-1526) but without any plausible explanation except perhaps that his pictures often feature an orange-red hue reminiscent of some raw meat.
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carpal joint carpal joint n. Any of the joints between the carpal bones. Also called intercarpal joint. Historical Examples No weight is borne upon the affected leg and the carpal joint is flexed. Lameness of the Horse John Victor Lacroix In skinning, disjoint the leg bones at the carpal joint, which leaves only the bones […]
a common disorder of the wrist and hand characterized by pain, tingling, and muscular weakness, caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist area and often associated with trauma, rheumatoid arthritis, or edema of pregnancy. noun a condition characterized by pain and tingling in the fingers, caused by pressure on a nerve as […]
pertaining to the carpus: the carpal joint. a carpale. Historical Examples The third segment consists of nine small bones, the carpals of the wrist or the tarsals of the ankle. Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot The carpals, tarsals, metacarpals, and metatarsals are all free. The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard Metacarpal I […]