farfalle

[ fahr-fah-lee, ‐ley ]
/ fɑrˈfɑ li, ‐leɪ /

noun

pasta in the shape of small bow ties with zigzag edges.

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Origin of farfalle

< Italian, plural of farfalla butterfly
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British Dictionary definitions for farfalle

farfalle
/ (fɑːˈfæleɪ, -lɪ) /

noun

pasta in the shape of bow ties or butterflies

Word Origin for farfalle

C20: Italian, literally: butterflies
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