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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A literary, artistic, musical, or architectural work that imitates the style of previous work.

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  • The term pasticcio (pastry, in Italian) was sometimes used pejoratively until the second half of the 18th century, when the genre gained respect.
  • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 1 in F major (KV 37) was completed in April of 1767, when Mozart was 11 years old. This concerto is a "pasticcio" arrangement for piano and...
  • After his return to London in October or November, apparently recovered, he was employed by Heidegger, at the King's Theatre, and produced the operas Faramondo, Alessandro...
  • Except for the Veneto (where lasagne refers to what the rest of Italy calls tagliatelle), these are large sheets of pasta used to make the layered pasta dish by the same name... for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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