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Definition of "minestrone" [minestrone]

  • A thick soup of Italian origin containing assorted vegetables, beans, pasta such as vermicelli or macaroni, and herbs in a meat or vegetable broth. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "minestrone" in a sentence
  • "I’m currently eating the minestrone from the Daily Nosh cafe (inside 444 madison, b/w 49th & 50th)."
  • "My recipe below might be called minestrone, if it had pasta instead of potatoes, perhaps, or if it had beans other than black."
  • "Substantial soup such as minestrone, chowder, petite marmite or pot au feu; roast chicken or duck with stuffing and gravy; candied sweet potatoes; green peas; 2 rolls or bread; 1 square butter; raw fruit, honey-dew melon or 1/2 cantaloupe; coffee."