Denoting pasta served with clams and a light sauce of olive oil, garlic, and sometimes tomatoes: I ordered spaghetti vongole and a glass of wine
More example sentences
- Linguine vongole lacked the advertised cockles, but here, the large, plump clams were clean and perfectly cooked.
- Our pasta festival continued with a mound of linguine vongole, a mild tomato sauce simmered with garlic and shallots and peppered with pieces of clam.
- The clam vongole was full of clams and the spaghetti was cooked just right.
Italian, plural of vongola 'clam'.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: von|gole
Definition of vongole in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.