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rigatoni

noun rig·a·to·ni \ˌri-gə-ˈtō-nē\

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

Full Definition of RIGATONI

:  pasta made in short wide fluted tubes
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Origin 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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