Italian edit

Etymology edit

From agro +‎ -etto.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /aˈɡret.to/
  • Rhymes: -etto
  • Hyphenation: a‧grét‧to

Adjective edit

agretto (feminine agretta, masculine plural agretti, feminine plural agrette)

  1. sour or sharp (tasting)

Noun edit

agretto m (plural agretti)

  1. a sour or sharp taste
  2. cress
  3. (in the plural, cooking, central Italy) Synonym of barba di frate
    • 2006, Grazia Balducci, La cucina veloce, Tecniche Nuove, →ISBN, page 55:
      Tra gli ortaggi pronti io vi consiglio barba di frate (agretti in centro Italia), bietole []
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