angel-hair pasta

noun

: pasta made in long thin strings smaller in diameter than vermicelli

Examples of angel-hair pasta in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jill Biden placed the last (edible) figurine on the display: a tiny gingerbread teacher, propped next to a stair railing made of angel-hair pasta painted with black food coloring. Kate Bennett, CNN, 29 Nov. 2021 As in, Ethiopian, Indian and sushi tend to travel well; steak frites and angel-hair pasta not so much. Washington Post, 23 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of angel-hair pasta was in 1975

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“Angel-hair pasta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angel-hair%20pasta. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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