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vermicelli

vermicelli

noun ver·mi·cel·li \ˌvər-mə-ˈche-lē, -ˈse-\

: a type of pasta that is like spaghetti but thinner

Full Definition of VERMICELLI

:  pasta made in long solid strings smaller in diameter than spaghetti

Origin of VERMICELLI

Italian, from plural of vermicello, diminutive of verme worm, from Latin vermis
First Known Use: 1669

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