Definition of gemelli in English:

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gemelli

Pronunciation: /jəˈmelē/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Pasta in the form of two short rods twisted around each other.
Example sentences
  • A bowl of gemelli pasta with mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan, and flashes of rosemary was the first entrée obliterated by my table.
  • Several kinds of macaroni, including gemelli, farfallone and rosette, are now being distributed nationwide.

Origin

Italian, literally 'twins'.

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Syllabification: ge·mel·li

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