Definition of rotini in English:

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Pronunciation: /rōˈtēnē/


Pasta in short pieces with a helical shape.
Example sentences
  • You only pay for the great-tasting food you eat (the rotini and meatballs are my favorite!).
  • What you put on your spaghetti or rotini or fettuccine is no longer limited to tomato sauce in the jar.
  • Last night, when I was putting the pasta in, I actually found myself considering stealing a few rotini for myself.


Italian, literally 'spirals'.

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Syllabification: ro·ti·ni

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