noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌfe-tə-ˈchē-nē\

: a type of pasta that is shaped like long, thin ribbons

Full Definition of FETTUCCINE

:  pasta in the form of narrow ribbons; also :  a dish of which fettuccine forms the base

Variants of FETTUCCINE

fet·tuc·ci·ne or fet·tuc·ci·ni or fet·tu·ci·ne or fet·tu·ci·ni \ˌfe-tə-ˈchē-nē\


Italian, plural of fettuccina, diminutive of fettuccia small slice, ribbon, diminutive of fetta slice, probably alteration of *offetta, from offa flour cake, from Latin
First Known Use: 1912


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