Pronunciation: [MEES-toh]

Italian for "mixed" or "mixture." For example, frito misto ("mixed fry") refers to fried foods, bollito misto ("mixed boil") refers to boiled meats and insalata misto is a "mixed salad."

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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