from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pasta shaped like grains of rice, frequently used in soups.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a form of pasta the size and shape of grains of rice or barley; often used in soups
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine
Italian, barley, orzo, from Latin hordeum.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian orzo. (Wiktionary)