penne

noun
pen·​ne | \ ˈpe(n)-(ˌ)nā How to pronounce penne (audio) \
plural penne

Definition of penne

: short thick diagonally cut tubular pasta

Examples of penne in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think of penne as a blank canvas and build your masterpiece around it. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Think of penne as a blank canvas and build your masterpiece around it. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Think of penne as a blank canvas and build your masterpiece around it. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Think of penne as a blank canvas and build your masterpiece around it. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Think of penne as a blank canvas and build your masterpiece around it. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Made from yellow peas, their penne, elbows, and rotini maintain the look and feel of traditional pasta. Danielle Bernabe, Bon Appétit, 11 Apr. 2022 Think of penne as a blank canvas and build your masterpiece around it. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 Think of penne as a blank canvas and build your masterpiece around it. Robin Miller, USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of penne

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for penne

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

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Last Updated

23 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Penne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/penne. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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