Cioppino (a San Francisco dish)
Douglas G. Wilson
douglas at NB.NET
Thu Sep 20 16:57:42 UTC 2001
>>The word is Italian,
>>from a Genoese dialect, _ciuppin_, for a fish stew,
>This I can believe (although it leaves open where "ciuppin" derives from)
Just a wild guess: a diminutive of something like "ciuppa", cognate with
Italian "zuppa" = "soup".
"Ciuppin" is very much like "zuppetta", isn't it?
[Excerpt from the Web: <<... potete fare un bel "ciuppin", (che vorrebbe
-- Doug Wilson
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