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linguine Syllabification: lin·gui·ne
Pronunciation: /liNGˈɡwēnē/
(also linguini)

Definition of linguine in English:

noun

Pasta in the form of narrow ribbons.
Example sentences
  • Be won over by his pressed terrine of corn-fed chicken, scallops, risotto, sea bream with linguine and fishcakes with a chive beurre blanc.
  • I had the linguine pasta, which came with a complex rather than punchy tomato sauce, tender olives, cheese shavings and just two slivers of sausage.
  • The rice noodles used in this recipe are widely available, or can be substituted with semolina linguine pasta.

Origin

Italian, plural of linguina, diminutive of lingua 'tongue'.

Words that rhyme with linguine

Athene, bambini, beanie, Bellini, Bernini, bikini, Boccherini, Borromini, capellini, catenae, Cellini, Cherubini, Cyrene, Fellini, fettuccine, genie, greeny, grissini, Heaney, Houdini, Jeanie, martini, Mazzini, mankini, meanie, Mussolini, Mycenae, Paganini, Panini, porcini, Puccini, queenie, rapini, Rossellini, Rossini, Santoríni, Selene, spaghettini, Sweeney, teeny, teeny-weeny, tortellini, Toscanini, Trini, tweeny, wahine, weeny, zucchini

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