osso bucoos·so bu·co
an Italian dish consisting of veal shanks stewed in white wine with tomatoes, garlic, minced vegetables, etc.
Origin of osso bucoIt, marrowbone
nounpl. osso bu·cos
An Italian dish consisting of braised veal shanks in white wine.
Origin of osso bucoItalian ossobuco marrowbone osso bone buco hole
Italian osso (“bone") + buco (“hole")