a tubular pasta in short pieces, similar to rigatoni, often baked in a tomato sauce.
Here an interesting pause took place; at length a lady named zitti, zitti.
Franz Liszt James Huneker
My preachment will bore you, but you will (if you read it) detect an ensemble; but, for goodness’ sake, zitti!
The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic Leighton Mrs. Russell Barrington
It is known that the subject of the charming trio zitti, zitti does not belong to Rossini—or, at least, did not till he took it.
The Life of Rossini Henry Sutherland Edwards
type of tubular pasta, plural of zita (1845), from Italian.
adjective having or tending to have pimples Word Origin 1991
a legendary Sumerian king who built a boat in which to escape the Deluge.
a month equivalent to Iyar of the modern Jewish calendar. I Kings 6:1.
an ancient city in W Iran: large collection of ivory, gold, and bronze artifacts, dating from c675 to c600 b.c., found here in 1946.