from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Pasta in narrow flat strips.
  • n. A dish made with such strips of pasta.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Long, flat ribbons of pasta, cut from a rolled-out sheet; identical in form to tagliatelle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. pasta in flat strips wider than linguine


Italian, pl. diminutive of fettucia, ribbon, possibly diminutive of fetta, slice; see feta.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian (Wiktionary)



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