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rigatoni

[ rig-uh-toh-nee ]

noun

  1. a tubular pasta in short, ribbed pieces.


rigatoni

/ ˌrɪɡəˈtəʊnɪ /

noun

  1. macaroni in the form of short ridged often slightly curved pieces


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rigatoni1

1925–30; < Italian (noun plural), equivalent to rigat ( o ) furrowed, lined, striped (past participle of rigare, derivative of riga a line < Langobardic *rīga ) + -oni plural augmentative suffix

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Word History and Origins

Origin of rigatoni1

C20: Italian, plural of rigato , from rigare to draw lines, make stripes, from riga a line, of Germanic origin

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Example Sentences

As for Pheifer’s favorite Ina recipe to make, he says it’s her rigatoni with sausage and fennel from “Cooking with Jeffrey.”

You can use any pasta shape for the recipe, but I find rigatoni to be ideal since its hollow tubes really soak up the sauce.

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At first, Geary — who is an avowed food lover — says he found himself impatient as he watched his piping-hot rigatoni grow cold while the family followed the instructions to appreciate the smells and the colors of the dishes before digging in.

January was the Miami debut of Greenwich Village’s Carbone, famed equally for spicy rigatoni and the impossibility of getting a reservation.

Make a thin nut gravy, simmer in it the stalks of celery, bruised and tied together (for convenience), and the cooked rigatoni.

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