ziti

noun
zi·​ti | \ ˈzē-tē How to pronounce ziti (audio) \
plural ziti

Definition of ziti

: medium-sized tubular pasta

Examples of ziti in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stir to combine thoroughly, adding some of the pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, as needed to create a creamy sauce that coats the ziti. Joe Yonan, Twin Cities, "Cook broccoli longer and it becomes as comforting as this bowl of pasta," 20 June 2019 Stir to combine thoroughly, adding some of the pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, as needed to create a creamy sauce that coats the ziti. Joe Yonan, Twin Cities, "Cook broccoli longer and it becomes as comforting as this bowl of pasta," 20 June 2019 Stir to combine thoroughly, adding some of the pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, as needed to create a creamy sauce that coats the ziti. Joe Yonan, Twin Cities, "Cook broccoli longer and it becomes as comforting as this bowl of pasta," 20 June 2019 The balance of sausage and peppers was nicely done; those flavors marry well either intertwined on a hoagie bun or as an accent in a dish like ziti. Marc Bona, cleveland.com, "Murano keeps Italian focus in sleek restaurant setting (review, photos)," 12 Sep. 2019 Stir to combine thoroughly, adding some of the pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, as needed to create a creamy sauce that coats the ziti. Joe Yonan, Twin Cities, "Cook broccoli longer and it becomes as comforting as this bowl of pasta," 20 June 2019 Stir to combine thoroughly, adding some of the pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, as needed to create a creamy sauce that coats the ziti. Joe Yonan, Twin Cities, "Cook broccoli longer and it becomes as comforting as this bowl of pasta," 20 June 2019 Stir to combine thoroughly, adding some of the pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, as needed to create a creamy sauce that coats the ziti. Joe Yonan, Twin Cities, "Cook broccoli longer and it becomes as comforting as this bowl of pasta," 20 June 2019 There are always specials — a lasagna of the night, maybe made with ground beef and spinach; baked ziti with chicken, hot sausage, smoked mozzarella, and an array of vegetables. BostonGlobe.com, "Where to eat in Greater Boston," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of ziti

circa 1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ziti

Italian, plural of zito, alteration of zita piece of tubular pasta, probably short for maccheroni di zita, literally, bride's macaroni

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20 Nov 2019

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“Ziti.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ziti. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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