Pasticcio definition

pă-stēchō, -chē-ō, pä-
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A work or style produced by borrowing fragments, ingredients, or motifs from various sources; a potpourri.
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A medley; an olio.

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(art) An artwork that directly imitates the work of another artist or artists.
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(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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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pasticcio
Plural:
pasticcios

Origin of pasticcio

  • Italian from Vulgar Latin pastīcium pasty patisserie

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary