pasticcio

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See also: pasticciò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian.

Noun[edit]

pasticcio (plural pasticcios)

  1. A medley; an olio.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of H. Swinburne to this entry?)
  2. (art) An artwork that directly imitates the work of another artist or artists.
  3. (art) A falsified work of art, such as a vase or statue made up of parts of original works, with missing parts supplied.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pasticium, from Latin pasta (dough, pastry cake, paste), collateral form of pastus.

Noun[edit]

pasticcio m (plural pasticci)

  1. pie, pasty
  2. mess
  3. pastiche
  4. jam

Verb[edit]

pasticcio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pasticciare

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