from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Italian dish consisting of braised veal shanks in white wine.
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- n. An Italian dish of veal shanks braised in white wine tomatoes etc, often served with risotto.
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- n. sliced veal knuckle or shin bone cooked with olive oil and wine and tomatoes and served with rice or vegetables
Italian ossobuco, marrowbone : osso, bone + buco, hole.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian osso ("bone") + buco ("hole") (Wiktionary)