plural -s
: alimentary paste smaller than vermicelli

Word History


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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“Fedelini.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fedelini. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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