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 Choose from cheese ravioli with marinara, chicken parmigiana, fettuccine Alfredo, five-cheese ziti al forno, Lasagna Classico and spaghetti with meat sauce. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, 26 Mar. 2020 There’s something about being cooped up that calls for an abundance of comfort food, and nothing compares to a big bowl of cheesy baked ziti, lemony fusilli, or soupy ramen. Whitney Perry, Glamour, 30 Mar. 2020 The event in the small octagonal chapel ended with the inmates dining on pizza, chicken parmesan, mushroom ravioli and baked ziti, seated beneath two slow-turning ceiling fans. Nick Anderson, Washington Post, 27 Dec. 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 20 June 2019 See More

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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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“Ziti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ziti. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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