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osso buco

Pronunciation: [AW-soh BOO-koh; OH-soh BOO-koh]

An Italian dish made of veal shanks braised with olive oil, white wine, stock, onions, tomatoes, garlic, anchovies, carrots, celery and lemon peel. Traditionally, osso buco is garnished with gremolata and served accompanied by risotto. In Italian, osso buco means "pierced bone."