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bucatini

Syllabification: bucatini
Pronunciation: /ˌbo͝okəˈtēnē
 
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Definition of bucatini in English:

noun

Pasta in the shape of small tubes.
Example sentences
  • A starter of bucatini (a slightly hollow spaghetti) with squid was altogether more peasanty.
  • My bucatini alla norma - pasta tubes in a rich tomato, olive oil, basil and aubergine sauce, with fresh ricotta and smoked ricotta cheese shavings - smelt so good our three-year-old ate half of it as well as her pizza.
  • He anticipates making whole wheat bigoli, bucatini, maccheroncelli, and pici which, Gallante says somewhat sheepishly, ‘look like joints’, with their tapered ends and twisted appearance when cooked.

Origin

Italian.

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