Definition of pasta in English:

pasta

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Pronunciation: /ˈpastə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A dish originally from Italy consisting of dough made from durum wheat and water, extruded or stamped into various shapes and typically cooked in boiling water.
More example sentences
  • Use mint instead of the basil if you like, and use another shaped pasta if you have no fettuccine.
  • I don't know why, when dried noodles are now as easy to find, store and cook as dried pasta.
  • Salt the water and add the pasta, letting it cook at a fast boil till tender.

Origin

late 19th century: from Italian, literally 'paste'.

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