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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian affogato (poached)

NounEdit

affogato (plural affogati or affogatos)

  1. A drink or dessert (especially ice-cream) topped with espresso, and sometimes also with caramel sauce or chocolate sauce

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

affogato m (feminine singular affogata, masculine plural affogati, feminine plural affogate)

  1. past participle of affogare

AdjectiveEdit

affogato (feminine singular affogata, masculine plural affogati, feminine plural affogate)

  1. drowned
  2. poached (cooking), or otherwise cooked in a sauce
  3. (chess) checkmated, in a corner of the board, by a knight

NounEdit

affogato m (plural affogati)

  1. ice-cream served with a syrup or sauce