Simple Definition of rigatoni
: a type of pasta that is shaped like short, wide tubes
Full Definition of rigatoni
: pasta made in short wide fluted tubes
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
Rhymes with rigatoni
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