from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pasta in short tubes with slanted ends.
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- n. A type of penne pasta which resembles ziti.
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- n. pasta somewhat resembling little moustaches
Italian, pl. of mostacciolo, cake, bun, from Latin mustāceum, cake made with must, from mustum, must; see must3.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Italian (Wiktionary)