spaghettini

noun
spa·​ghet·​ti·​ni | \spə-ˌge-ˈtē-nē \

Definition of spaghettini 

: a pasta thinner than spaghetti but thicker than vermicelli

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Add the spaghettini, reduce the heat to medium-high and cook according to the package directions (for al dente). Domenica Marchetti, charlotteobserver, "These are 4 of the easiest weeknight pastas you’ll ever find | Charlotte Observer," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of spaghettini

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spaghettini

Italian, diminutive of spaghetti

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