noun mos·tac·cio·li \ˌmȯstätˈchōlē\

Definition of mostaccioli



  1. :  a pasta in the form of a short tube with oblique ends

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Origin and Etymology of mostaccioli

Italian, plural of mostacciolo rhombus, rhomboidal confection flavored with must and raisins, diminutive of (assumed) mostaccio, from Latin mustaceus cake made with must, from mustum must — more at must

First Known Use: 1904

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