from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pasta in the shape of bow ties.
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- n. pasta in the shape of butterflies or bow ties
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- n. pasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie
Italian, pl. of farfalla, butterfly, of imitative origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian butterflies, bow ties (Wiktionary)