Linguine



[ling-gwee-nee]

noun, Italian Cookery.
1.
a type of pasta in long, slender, flat strips.
/lɪŋˈɡwiːnɪ/
noun
1.
a kind of pasta in the shape of thin flat strands
n.

1948, from Italian linguine, plural of linguina “little tongue,” diminutive of lingua “tongue,” from Latin lingua “tongue” (see lingual).

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