[ ling-gwee-nee ]
/ lɪŋˈgwi ni /
noun Italian Cookery.
a type of pasta in long, slender, flat strips.
Origin of linguine
1945–50; < Italian, plural of linguina, diminutive of lingua tongue; see -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for linguine
/ (lɪŋˈɡwiːnɪ) /
a kind of pasta in the shape of thin flat strands
Word Origin for linguine
from Italian: small tongues
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