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: pasta made in short wide fluted tubes
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circa 1923, in the meaning defined above
Italian, plural, from rigato furrowed, fluted, from past participle of rigare to furrow, flute, from riga line, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German rīga line — more at row
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: a type of pasta that is shaped like short, wide tubes
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