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spaghetti

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noun spa·ghet·ti \spə-ˈge-tē\

Simple Definition of spaghetti

  • : pasta in the shape of long, thin strings

Full Definition of spaghetti

  1. 1 :  pasta made in thin solid strings

  2. 2 :  insulating tubing typically of varnished cloth or of plastic for covering bare wire or holding insulated wires together

spa·ghet·ti·like play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Origin of spaghetti

Italian, from plural of spaghetto, diminutive of spago cord, string, from Late Latin spacus


First Known Use: 1874

Rhymes with spaghetti



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