fedelini

noun fed·e·li·ni \ ˌfedᵊlˈēnē \

Definition of fedelini

plural -s
: alimentary paste smaller than vermicelli

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Origin and Etymology of fedelini

Italian (plural), alteration of fidellini, diminutive of Italian dialect (Genoese) fidelli (plural) vermicelli, probably from Spanish fideos (plural), from Judeo-Spanish fidear to grow, from Arabic fāḍa to abound, overflow


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