orzo

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See also: orzò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian orzo (barley), from Latin hordeum, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰr̥sdeyom (bristly). Compare orgeat.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɔːzəʊ/, /ˈɔːtsəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɔɹzoʊ/, /ˈɔɹtsoʊ/
  • Hyphenation: or‧zo

Noun[edit]

orzo (uncountable)

  1. A form of pasta the size and shape of grains of rice or barley; often used in soups.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔr.d͡zo/
  • Hyphenation: òr‧zo

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin hordeum (see there for cognates), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰr̥sdeyom (bristly).

Noun[edit]

orzo m (plural orzi)

  1. (also uncountable) barley
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

orzo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of orzare