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macaroni

or mac路ca路ro路ni

[ mak-uh-roh-nee ]
/ 藢m忙k 蓹藞ro蕣 ni /
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noun, plural mac路a路ro路nis, mac路a路ro路nies for 2.
small, tubular pasta prepared from wheat flour.
an English dandy of the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms, clothes, etc.
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Origin of macaroni

1590鈥1600; earlier maccaroni<dialectal Italian, plural of maccarone (Italian maccherone). See macaroon
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British Dictionary definitions for macaroni

macaroni

maccaroni

/ (藢m忙k蓹藞r蓹蕣n瑟) /

noun plural -nis or -nies
pasta tubes made from wheat flour
(in 18th-century Britain) a dandy who affected foreign manners and style

Word Origin for macaroni

C16: from Italian (Neapolitan dialect) maccarone, probably from Greek makaria food made from barley
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