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EtymologyEdit

From the Italian carbonara, shortening of alla carbonara (literally in the manner of charcoal burners”, or “in the manner of the Carbonari), ultimately from carbone (coal).

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NounEdit

carbonara (countable and uncountable, plural carbonaras)

  1. A thick Italian pasta sauce, made with guanciale, grated cheese, beaten egg yolks and pepper.
    • 1999, Roger D. Skillings, Where the Time Goes[1], page 10:
      One of my own grand carbonaras, some crisp and spicy greens, a clean Tuscan white, a pint of raspberry sorbet, a pot of freshly ground strong coffee, and a long beguiling night on my couch in pajamas with cannabis, good TV, and no qualms about the future, please.
  2. (by extension) A spaghetti dish made using such a sauce.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kar.boˈna.ra/, [kärboˈnäːrä]
  • Rhymes: -ara
  • Hyphenation: car‧bo‧nà‧ra

AdjectiveEdit

carbonara

  1. feminine singular of carbonaro
    (cooking, of pasta sauce)
    alla carbonarawith guanciale, grated cheese, beaten egg yolks and pepper

NounEdit

carbonara f (plural carbonare)

  1. feminine equivalent of carbonaro (charcoal burner; member of the Carbonari)
  2. (by ellipsis) carbonara sauce
  3. (by ellipsis and by extension) carbonara pasta or, more specifically, spaghetti
    Synonyms: pasta alla carbonara, spaghetti alla carbonara

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