from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dish of rice cooked in broth, usually with saffron, and served with grated cheese.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An Italian savoury dish made with rice and other ingredients.
  • n. Risotto considered as food.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of pottage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Italian dish of rice and cheese.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. rice cooked with broth and sprinkled with grated cheese


Italian, from riso, rice, from Old Italian; see rice.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian (Wiktionary)



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