branzino

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian branzino

Noun[edit]

branzino (plural branzini)

  1. (cooking) The European seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax
    • 2007 January 10, “Recipe: Oven-Roasted Branzino With Hazelnut Picada”, New York Times:
      Olive oil 2 slices hearty white bread (about 2 ounces) 20 hazelnuts, shelled, roasted, peeled and chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves 1 teaspoon orange zest 4 whole branzino, scaled and cleaned Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 lemon, cut into 8¼-inch slices.
    • 2007 February 18, Monica Corcoran, “Strike Up the Turntable”, New York Times:
      At that very moment on this recent Friday night, though, it was a roasted branzino with glassy eyes that was ogling her.