Recent Examples of linguine from the Web
Mr. Sola’s menu features eight pastas, mostly familiar ones like penne all’arrabbiata, linguine with clams, fettuccine Bolognese and tagliatelle with porcini.
My first and favorite meal on Nantucket was the linguine and clams at Black Eyed Susan’s.
Garnish with reserved parsley and serve over linguine.
Also homemade pizza, spätzle and linguine with clam sauce.
Her linguine verde ($17) is a spot-on version of pasta with clams.
La Capannina is a tad touristy but makes delicious local specialties like linguine with scorpion fish.
The linguine alla Nerano is a classic from the Mellinos’ hometown and is done exquisitely.
Basil and olive oil tossed with linguine makes a quick side dish.
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Did You Know?
The modern language closest to Latin is Italian, and the Italian word linguine means literally "little tongues". Linguine is only one of the types of pasta whose names describes their shapes. Others include spaghetti ("little strings"), fettuccine ("little ribbons"), penne ("little quills"), orzo ("barley"), farfalle ("butterflies"), vermicelli ("little worms"), capellini ("little hairs"), fusilli ("little spindles"), and radiatori ("little radiators"). If you're thinking about learning Italian, you could make a good start by just visiting an Italian restaurant.
Origin and Etymology of linguine
First Known Use: circa 1948See Words from the same year
LINGUINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of linguine for English Language Learners
: a type of pasta that is long, thin, and flat
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