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rigatoni

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noun rig·a·to·ni \ˌri-gə-ˈtō-nē\

Simple Definition of rigatoni

  • : a type of pasta that is shaped like short, wide tubes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rigatoni

  1. :  pasta made in short wide fluted tubes

Origin and Etymology of rigatoni

Italian, plural, from rigato furrowed, fluted, from past participle of rigare to furrow, flute, from riga line, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German rīga line — more at row


First Known Use: circa 1923


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