fusilli

[ fyoo-see-lee, -sil-ee ]
/ fyuˈsi li, -ˈsɪl i /

noun

a type of pasta twisted into corkscrew or spiral shapes.
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British Dictionary definitions for fusilli

fusilli

/ (fʊˈziːlɪ, fjʊˈziːlɪ) /

noun

pasta in the form of short spirals

Word Origin for fusilli

C20: Italian, literally: little spindles, from fuso a spindle
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