Definition of vermicelli in English:


Syllabification: ver·mi·cel·li
Pronunciation: /ˌvərməˈCHelē, -ˈselē


Pasta made in long slender threads.
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  • 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.


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

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