Definition of ziti
: medium-sized tubular pasta
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After the ziti, everyone drifted into the back yard.
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Origin and Etymology of ziti
Italian, plural of zito, alteration of zita piece of tubular pasta, probably short for maccheroni di zita, literally, bride's macaroni
First Known Use: circa 1845See Words from the same year
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