noun \ˈpe(n)-(ˌ)nā\
plural penne

Definition of PENNE

:  short thick diagonally cut tubular pasta

Origin of PENNE

Italian, plural of penna, literally, quill, feather, pen, from Latin pinna feather & penna wing — more at pen
First Known Use: 1919


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