linguine

or lin·gui·ni

[ 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

linguine

linguini

/ (lɪŋˈɡwiːnɪ) /

noun

a kind of pasta in the shape of thin flat strands

Word Origin for linguine

from Italian: small tongues
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