Definitions for orzoˈɔr zoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•zoˈɔr zoʊ(n.)

  1. pasta in the form of small ricelike grains.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of orzo:

< It: lit., barley < L hordeum; cf. gorse , orgeat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orzo(noun)

    pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine


  1. orzo(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From orzo.


  1. Orzo

    Orzo, also risoni is a form of short-cut macaroni, shaped like a large grain of rice. Orzo can be served alone, as a soup accompaniment, as part of a salad, or baked in a casserole.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a type of grain used for food and for making beer and whisky

The farmer has harvested his barley.

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