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capellini

Syllabification: cap·el·li·ni
Pronunciation: /ˌkapəˈlēnē
 
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Definition of capellini in English:

plural noun

Pasta in the form of long, thin round strands, only slightly thicker than angel hair.
Example sentences
  • The pastas include lasagne, spaghetti, tagliatelle, macaroni, tortellini and capellini, so you're not going to get much more Italian than that!
  • Diners choose from spaghetti, fettuccine, penne and capellini noodles and 10 sauces.
  • Any of these can be paired with a choice of spaghetti, penne, fettucine, capellini, to name a few.

Origin

1950s: Italian, diminutive of capello 'hair'.

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