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pasta

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noun pas·ta \ˈpäs-tə also ˈpas-\

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. 1 :  paste in processed form (as macaroni) or in the form of fresh dough (as ravioli)

  2. 2 :  a dish of cooked pasta

Examples of pasta

  1. They ordered pasta with meat sauce.

  2. Breads and pastas are high in carbohydrates.



Origin of pasta

Italian, from Late Latin


First Known Use: 1847

Rhymes with pasta



PASTA Defined for Kids

pasta

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noun pas·ta \ˈpä-stə\

Definition of pasta

  1. 1 :  a dough of flour, eggs, and water made in different shapes and dried or used fresh

  2. 2 :  a dish of cooked pasta <She ordered pasta with sauce.>





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