fedelini

noun
fed·​e·​li·​ni | \ ˌfedᵊlˈēnē\
plural -s

Definition of fedelini

: alimentary paste smaller than vermicelli

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History and Etymology for 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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