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spaghetti (pasta)

Etymology

Italian (see Italian etymology below)

Pronunciation

Noun

spaghetti (uncountable; an individual strand is called a piece of spaghetti or a strand of spaghetti, or rarely spaghetto, derived from the Italian form)

  1. A type of pasta made in the shape of long thin strings.
  2. (in singular: strand of spaghetti) an individual piece of spaghetti
  3. A dish that has spaghetti as a main part of it, such as spaghetti bolognese.
  4. Informally, any type of pasta.
  5. Electrical insulating tubing.
  6. Anything tangled or confusing.
  7. A short form of spaghetti code.

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Translations

informally: any type of pasta See pasta

spaghetti code See spaghetti code

See also


French

Etymology

Italian (see Italian etymology below)

Noun

spaghetti m. (plural spaghettis)

  1. (usually in plural spaghettis) spaghetti
  2. strand of spaghetti

Italian

Etymology

Plural of spaghetto, diminutive of spago, cord, string, from Latin spagus, string.

Noun

spaghetti m plural (singular spaghetto)

  1. spaghetti
  2. fine strings

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