Simple Definition of pasta
: a food made from a mixture of flour, water, and sometimes eggs that is formed into different shapes (such as thin strips, tubes, or shells) and usually boiled
Full Definition of pasta
1 : paste in processed form (as macaroni) or in the form of fresh dough (as ravioli)
2 : a dish of cooked pasta
Examples of pasta in a sentence
They ordered pasta with meat sauce.
Breads and pastas are high in carbohydrates.
Origin and Etymology of pasta
Italian, from Late Latin
First Known Use: 1847
PASTA Defined for Kids
Definition of pasta for Students
1 : a dough of flour, eggs, and water made in different shapes and dried or used fresh
2 : a dish of cooked pasta <She ordered pasta with sauce.>
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