Minestrone



[min-uh-stroh-nee; Italian mee-ne-straw-ne] /ˌmɪn əˈstroʊ ni; Italian ˌmi nɛˈstrɔ nɛ/

noun, Italian Cookery.
1.
a thick vegetable soup, often containing herbs, beans, bits of pasta, etc., and served with Parmesan cheese.
/ˌmɪnɪˈstrəʊnɪ/
noun
1.
a soup made from a variety of vegetables and pasta
n.

Italian vegetable soup, 1871, from Italian minestrone, with augmentative suffix -one + minestra “soup, pottage,” literally “that which is served,” from minestrare “to serve, to prepare (soup, etc.),” from Latin ministrare (see minister (v.)).

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