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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian pasticcio. Doublet of pastiche.

NounEdit

pasticcio (plural pasticcios)

  1. A medley; an olio.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of H. Swinburne to this entry?)
  2. (art) An artwork that directly imitates the work of another artist or artists.
  3. (art) A falsified work of art, such as a vase or statue made up of parts of original works, with missing parts supplied.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pasticium (compare French pastis), from Late Latin pasta (dough, pastry cake, paste), from Ancient Greek παστά (pastá).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pasˈtit.t͡ʃo/, [päs̪ˈt̪it͡ːʃo]
  • Hyphenation: pa‧stìc‧cio

NounEdit

pasticcio m (plural pasticci)

  1. (cooking) pie, pasty
  2. (figuratively, often in the plural) mess, confusion
    essere nei pasticcito be in trouble
  3. (architecture) relief
  4. pastiche
  5. jam

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VerbEdit

pasticcio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pasticciare

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