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penne

Syllabification: pen·ne
Pronunciation: /ˈpenā
 
/

Definition of penne in English:

noun

Pasta in the form of short wide tubes.
Example sentences
  • It's the homemade and reasonably priced pasta, gnocchi, penne and lasagne that are the biggest draws, however, with spinach, herb, pumpkin and squid ink pastas all available in various styles and with various sauces.
  • Next is a page with 17 Pasta selections with spaghetti, fettuccine, penne, gnocchi, tortelli, lasagne and tortellini.
  • There's a very simple, effective penne pasta tossed with Italian sausage in a basil-flecked tomato cream; at $6 it's enough to share.

Origin

Italian, plural of penna 'quill'.

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