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vermicelli

Syllabification: ver·mi·cel·li
Pronunciation: /ˌvərməˈCHelē
 
, ˌvərməˈselē
 
/

Definition of vermicelli in English:

noun

Pasta made in long slender threads.
Example sentences
  • Place bean thread or rice vermicelli noodles in a pot, cover with hot water and allow to stand until tender.
  • Chaariya are short thin noodles, similar to vermicelli.
  • Rice vermicelli noodles add extra interest, and handfuls of herbs make up the necessary greenery.

Origin

Italian, plural of vermicello, diminutive of verme 'worm', from Latin vermis.

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