penne

noun pen·ne \ ˈpe(n)-(ˌ)nā \
|Updated on: 4 Aug 2018

Definition of penne

plural penne
: short thick diagonally cut tubular pasta

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Origin and Etymology of penne

Italian, plural of penna, literally, quill, feather, pen, from Latin pinna feather & penna wing — more at pen


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