Origin of pasticcioItalian ; from Medieval Latin pasticius ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form pasticius, composed of paste ; from Late Latin pasta, paste
Origin of pasticcioItalian, from Vulgar Latin *past&imacron;cium, pasty; see patisserie.
- A medley; an olio.
- (art) An artwork that directly imitates the work of another artist or artists.
- (art) A falsified work of art, such as a vase or statue made up of parts of original works, with missing parts supplied.
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