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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, “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)