cap·​el·​lini | \ ˌka-pə-ˈlē-nē How to pronounce capellini (audio) \

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By night, the café transitions to Le Tachinomi Desu, a standing-room-only bar with cold capellini and caviar small plates, to be paired with natural wines and premium sake and whiskey. Michaela Trimble, Vogue, "An Insider’s Guide to the Little Tokyo of Mexico City," 23 Jan. 2019 Scaloppine di Pollo Serves 2 1 pound capellini, cooked 2 8-ounce chicken breasts, cut into thirds Flour 6 tablespoons butter, divided ½ cup diced pancetta 1 cup artichoke hearts 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 tablespoon capers Dredge the chicken in flour. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "Food at this Italian restaurant in Old Louisville isn't your nonna's," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of capellini

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for capellini

Italian, plural of capellino, diminutive of capello hair, from Latin capillus

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