perciatelli

noun
per·​cia·​tel·​li | \ ˌperchəˈte(l)lē, ˌpər- \
plural -s

Definition of perciatelli

: long tubular pasta slightly thicker than spaghetti

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First Known Use of perciatelli

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for perciatelli

Italian dialect (southern Italy), from perciato, past participle of perciare to pierce, bore (from Old French percier) + -elli, plural of -ello, diminutive suffix

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“Perciatelli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perciatelli. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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