from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An informal restaurant or tavern serving simple Italian dishes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small, informal Italian-style restaurant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Italian eating-house; a cook-shop.
Italian, from trattore, host, from trattare, to treat, from Latin tractāre; see treat.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian trattoria (Wiktionary)