Definition of carpaccio noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kɑːˈpætʃiəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːrˈpætʃioʊ//
[uncountable] (from Italian)
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an Italian dish consisting of thin slices of raw meat or fish, served with a sauce Word OriginItalian, named after Vittore Carpaccio (c.1455-1525), an Italian painter (from his use of red pigments, resembling raw meat).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carpaccio