penne

[ pen-ey ]
/ ˈpɛn eɪ /

noun, plural pen·ne.

a type of tubular pasta having diagonally cut ends.

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Origin of penne

1970–75; <Italian, plural of penna pen, feather, quill

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH penne

penne , penny
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British Dictionary definitions for penne

penne
/ (ˈpɛnɪ) /

noun

pasta in the form of short tubes

Word Origin for penne

C20: Italian, literally: quills
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