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linguine

Line breaks: lin|guine
Pronunciation: /lɪŋˈɡwiːni
 
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Definition of linguine in English:

plural noun

Small pieces of 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'.

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