orecchiette


orec·chi·et·te

noun \ō-ˌrā-kē-ˈe-tā\

Definition of ORECCHIETTE

:  small oval pasta

Origin of ORECCHIETTE

Italian, plural of orecchietta, diminutive of orecchia ear, from Latin auricula — more at auricle
First Known Use: 1973

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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