Definition of carbonara adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carbonara

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌkɑːbəˈnɑːrə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːrbəˈnɑːrə//
 
(from Italian)
 
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carbonara sauce is made with bacon and eggs and served with pasta spaghetti carbonara Word OriginItalian, literally ‘charcoal kiln’, perhaps influenced by carbonata, a dish of charcoal-grilled salt pork.
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