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

  • n. Pasta in long, flat, thin strands.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Ribbons of pasta, cut from a sheet, not as wide as tagliatelle.

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

  • n. pasta in long slender flat strips


Italian, pl. of linguina, diminutive of lingua, tongue, from Latin; see lingua.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian little tongues (Wiktionary)



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