Definition of conchiglie in English:

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conchiglie

Pronunciation: /kɒnˈkiːljeɪ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

plural noun

Pasta in the form of small conch shells.
Example sentences
  • From one of the shelves, I distinctly heard a pack of conchiglie, big shell-shaped pasta, calling my name with their many little voices.
  • I love thee to the depth and breadth and height of thy conchiglie and farfalle.
  • The soup was tomato, which had cooked for a while so the flavours had deepened, checkered with kidney beans and conchiglie, or shell-shaped pasta.

Origin

Italian, plural of conchiglia 'conch shell'.

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Line breaks: con|chi¦glie

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