Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Very thinly sliced raw meat or fish, especially beef or tuna, garnished with a sauce.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. thinly sliced raw beef or tuna, served as an appetizer

Etymologies

Italian, after Vittore Carpaccio, who favored red pigments.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A couple of things were good: thinly sliced rounds of beetroot, described as a carpaccio it isn't; it's just thinly sliced, layered with salad leaves, walnuts and good goat's cheese was a testament to all that shopping.

    Restaurant review: Made in Belfast

  • This was served with what Phil's calls carpaccio butter, which is basically a seasoned butter.

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

  • Jason Shaeffer, owner and chef of Chimney Park Bistro, sells bison burgers, steaks and carpaccio, which is thinly sliced bison meat.

    Greeley Tribune - Top Stories

  • The rum baba is uncommonly moist, with a consistency approaching tres leches cake, still boasts a strong rum flavor, and the pineapple "carpaccio"

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • In the Brasserie, a light, eclectic mix, from snails & frogs 'legs to crab spring rolls and fish and chips; in the Governor's, there's a seven-course tasting menu and serious cuisine, such as carpaccio of beef with foie gras and duck ├á l'orange.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The menu will include three courses - cold appetizers (homemade mozzarella roulades, filet mignon "carpaccio" and shrimp salad "Murano"), hot appetizers (stuffed chili peppers, chicken meatballs with fresh fava beans and Chilean sea bass skewers), dessert and coffee.

    PR.com Press Releases

  • The chocolate fondant (58RMB) is to die for, but other stand outs include the pineapple "carpaccio" (52RMB) and their own slightly deconstructed version of a "Tiramisu"

    Shanghaiist

  • For dinner we have tuba marinated lamb chops, which has been a real big hit, and we also have a seared fish carpaccio which is my version of a reconstructed fish kelaguen. "

    KUAM.com - KUAM News

  • For dinner we have tuba marinated lamb chops which has been a real big hit, and we also have a seared fish carpaccio which is my version of a reconstructed fish kelaguen, "he said.

    KUAM.com - KUAM News

  • We started with three appetizers, the carpaccio thinly layered on a plate and drizzled with sauce, exquisite.

    Jay Weston: Buon Giorno MR C! Cipriani Comes to L.A., and I Have My Best Italian Meal in Years

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  • Plato compuesto de lonchas de carne o pescado, cortadas muy finas y condimentadas con diversas especias, que se consume crudo

    October 23, 2007