Definition of capellini in English:

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capellini

Pronunciation: /ˌkapɛˈliːniː/

plural noun

Pasta in the form of very thin strands.
Example sentences
  • The pastas include lasagne, spaghetti, tagliatelle, macaroni, tortellini and capellini, so you're not going to get much more Italian than that!
  • Diners choose from spaghetti, fettuccine, penne and capellini noodles and 10 sauces.
  • Any of these can be paired with a choice of spaghetti, penne, fettucine, capellini, to name a few.

Origin

1950s: Italian, diminutive of capello 'hair'.

Words that rhyme with capellini

Athene, bambini, beanie, Bellini, Bernini, bikini, Boccherini, Borromini, catenae, Cellini, Cherubini, Cyrene, Fellini, fettuccine, genie, greeny, grissini, Heaney, Houdini, Jeanie, linguine, martini, Mazzini, mankini, meanie, Mussolini, Mycenae, Paganini, Panini, porcini, Puccini, queenie, rapini, Rossellini, Rossini, Santoríni, Selene, spaghettini, Sweeney, teeny, teeny-weeny, tortellini, Toscanini, Trini, tweeny, wahine, weeny, zucchini

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