Definition of farfalle in English:


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Pronunciation: /fɑːˈfaleɪ
, -li/


  • Small pieces of pasta shaped like bows or butterflies' wings.
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    • I'm also looking at shrimp scampi over angel hair pasta and farfalle with turkey sausage & peas.
    • The four-page menu shouted mixed messages from the front window: farfalle de marinara, churrasco Argentina, mussels white and paella Valenciana.
    • Nutty sweetbreads, bitter greens, gently brash shallots, and velvety chanterelles suffuse farfalle in well-oiled repertory.


Italian, plural of farfalla 'butterfly'.

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