What does cioppino mean?

Definitions for cioppinotʃəˈpi noʊ

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  1. cioppino(Noun)

    a shellfish stew

  2. Origin: from Ligurian ciuppin


  1. Cioppino

    Cioppino is a fish stew originating in San Francisco. It is considered an Italian-American dish, and is related to various regional fish soups and stews of Italian cuisine. Cioppino is traditionally made from the catch of the day, which in the dish's place of origin is typically a combination of dungeness crab, clams, shrimp, scallops, squid, mussels and fish. The seafood is then combined with fresh tomatoes in a wine sauce, and served with toasted bread, either sourdough or baguette. The dish is comparable to cacciucco and brodetto from Italy, as well as other fish dishes from the Mediterranean region such as bouillabaisse, burrida, and bourride of the French Provence, subsequent de peix from Catalan speaking regions of coastal Spain.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cioppino in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cioppino in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Guy Fieri:

    It just started to snow up there so my little guy, Ryder, is pretty excited, we always cook Dungeness crab in some form, like cioppino, on Christmas Eve.

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