ragù

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See also: ragu and ragú

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian ragù, from French ragoût, from Middle French ragoûter (to awaken the appetite), from goût (taste), from Latin gustus. Doublet of ragout.

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Noun[edit]

ragù (countable and uncountable, plural ragùs)

  1. An Italian pasta sauce containing ground meat cooked with sautéed vegetables in tomato sauce or some other kind of liquid.
    Hyponyms: Bolognese sauce

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ragoût, from Middle French ragoûter (to awaken the appetite), from goût (taste), from Latin gustus. See also gusto (taste) and its derivations.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /raˈɡu/, [räˈɡu]
  • Rhymes: -u
  • Hyphenation: ra‧gù

Noun[edit]

ragù m (invariable)

  1. (countable and uncountable) ragù, ragu (pasta sauce)
    • 2009, Per il verso giusto: Übungsbuch für fortgeschrittene Italienischlernende, Helmut Buske Verlag, page 196:
      Non è difficile preparare un buon ragù.
      Preparing some good ragù is not difficult.
    Hyponyms: ragù alla bolognese, ragù alla napoletana

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