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spaghetti

noun spa·ghet·ti \spə-ˈge-tē\

: pasta in the shape of long, thin strings

Full Definition of SPAGHETTI

1
:  pasta made in thin solid strings
2
:  insulating tubing typically of varnished cloth or of plastic for covering bare wire or holding insulated wires together
spa·ghet·ti·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
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Origin of SPAGHETTI

Italian, from plural of spaghetto, diminutive of spago cord, string, from Late Latin spacus
First Known Use: 1874

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with SPAGHETTI

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spaghetti

noun spa·ghet·ti \spə-ˈge-tē\

Definition of SPAGHETTI for Kids

:  pasta made in the shape of long thin strings

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