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Meaning of VERMICELLI

Pronunciation:  `vurmi'selee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti
 

VERMICELLI is a 10 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: alimentary paste, pasta

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ver`mi*cel"li\, n. [It., pl. of vermicello,
literally, a little worm, dim. of verme a worm, L. vermis.
See {Worm}, and cf. {Vermicule}, {Vermeil}.]
The flour of a hard and small-grained wheat made into dough,
and forced through small cylinders or pipes till it takes a
slender, wormlike form, whence the Italian name. When the
paste is made in larger tubes, it is called macaroni.

 

 

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