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From the name of the restaurant in Rome where it was invented
Alfredo (uncountable) (not always capitalised)
- (cooking, noun adjunct) The sauce made from butter and Parmesan cheese used in dishes such as fettucine Alfredo, or any dish of this type
2007, January 30, “Karen Crouse”[New York Times], Dash of Success Spices Up Gould’s Neighborhood:
- Two days after kicking three field goals against the New Orleans Saints to help the Bears reach Super Bowl XLI, Gould was standing over a gas stove, stirring the alfredo sauce that was simmering in a pot.
sauce made from butter and Parmesan
Alfredo (accusative Alfredon)