noun (plural scampi) Etymology: Italian, plural of scampo, a European lobster Date: 1925 a usually large shrimp; also large shrimp prepared with a garlic-flavored sauce

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  • Scampi — is the plural of scampo , the Italian name for the Norway lobster ( Nephrops norvegicus ), also known as the Dublin Bay prawn (especially in Ireland and the U.K.) and langoustine (the French name).cite encyclopedia year = 1989 title = Scampi… …   Wikipedia

  • scampi — [ skɑ̃pi ] n. m. • v. 1950; mot it., plur. de scampo « langoustine » ♦ Langoustine ou grosse crevette préparée à la manière italienne (frite en beignets). Des scampis ou des scampi. ● scampi nom masculin pluriel (de l italien scampi fritti,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • SCAMPI — (Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement) ist das Appraisal Verfahren des Software Engineering Institutes (SEI) der Carnegie Mellon University, um die Umsetzung der Anforderungen eines Prozessmodells in einer Organisation zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scampi — Scampi. El scampi es un plato italiano elaborado con scampo (en italiano es el singular de cigala Nephrops norvegicus), conocido también como cigala de Dublin (especialmente en Reino Unido e Irlanda) y langoustine (en frances).[1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • scampi — meaning ‘large prawns’, is a plural noun (of Italian origin), but is sometimes treated as singular in the sense ‘a dish of scampi’ …   Modern English usage

  • scampi — [skam′pē] n. pl. scampi or scampies [It, pl. of scampo] 1. any of several large, greenish prawns, valued as food 2. a large shrimp broiled or fried with its tail on and served hot …   English World dictionary

  • scampi — SCÁMPI s.m. pl. Denumire comercială, de provenienţă italiană, pentru langustine. – v. langustină. Trimis de gal, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DGE …   Dicționar Român

  • scampi — 1930, pl. of It. scampo prawn, ultimately from Gk. kampe a bending, a winding, from PIE root *kamp to bend …   Etymology dictionary

  • scampi — ► NOUN (treated as sing. or pl. ) ▪ a kind of small lobster prepared for eating, especially fried in breadcrumbs. ORIGIN Italian …   English terms dictionary

  • scampi — /skam pee, skahm /, n., pl. scampi. Italian Cookery. 1. a large shrimp or prawn. 2. a dish of shrimp or prawns grilled or sautéed in oil or butter and garlic. [1920 25; < It, pl. of scampo] * * * or Dublin Bay prawn or Norway lobster Edible… …   Universalium

  • Scampi — Ein Teller mit Scampi in Tomatensauce auf Farfalle Als Scampi [ˈskampi] (ital. Plural von scampo) wird in Italien und anderen Mittelmeerländern der in der Adria vorkommende Kaisergranat (Nephrops norvegicus) bezeichnet, der bis ca. 15 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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