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Pasticcio
See also: pasticciò

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian pasticcio. Doublet of pastiche.

Noun

pasticcio (plural pasticcios)

  1. A medley; an olio.
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  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.

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Italian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *pasticium (compare French pastis), from Late Latin pasta ("dough, pastry cake, paste"), from Ancient Greek (pastá).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pas'tit.to/, [päs?'t?it?:?o]
  • Hyphenation: pa?stìc?cio

Noun

pasticcio m (plural pasticci)

  1. (cooking) pie, pasty
  2. (figuratively, often in the plural) mess, confusion
    essere nei pasticci - to be in trouble
  3. (architecture) relief
  4. pastiche
  5. jam

Derived terms

Verb

pasticcio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pasticciare

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