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Alfredo vs Don - What's the difference?

alfredo | don |

As nouns the difference between alfredo and don

is that alfredo is (cooking) while don is (science) (dissolved organic nitrogen).

alfredo

English

Noun

(-) (not always capitalised )
  • (cooking, noun adjunct) The sauce made from butter and Parmesan cheese used in dishes such as fettucine Alfredo, or any dish of this type
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    References

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    don

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) dominus'', "lord", "head of household", akin to Spanish ''don'' and Italian ''dom''; from ''domus'', "house", + diminutive suffix ''-inus . Compare dominie.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A university professor, particularly one at Oxford or Cambridge.
  • A mafia boss.
  • Derived terms
    * donnish

    Etymology 2

    A contraction of (etyl) do on. Compare also doff.

    Verb

    (donn)
  • (clothing) to put on, to dress in
  • To don one's clothes.
    Antonyms
    * (put on clothes)
    See also
    * (l) * (l)

    Anagrams

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