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(chiefly in Italy) a shop or informal restaurant specializing in roasted meat:‘tempting smells of roasting chicken, duck, and rabbit drift into the street from the rosticceria’
- ‘You'll come across the rosticceria at the 1st corner on your right.’
- ‘Standing up and eating at a cafe or rosticceria is less expensive than sitting down and a picnic lunch is even better.’
- ‘Ah, the rosticceria, yet another great reason for living in Italy.’
- ‘I decided to go with the roast chicken since it IS a rosticceria.’
Italian, probably from rost- (from arrostire to roast) and -icceria (in pasticceria) on the pattern of rotisserie.
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