tagliatelle

[ tahl-yuh-tel-ee, Italian tah-lyah-tel-le ]
/ ˌtɑl yəˈtɛl i, Italian ˌtɑ lyɑˈtɛl lɛ /

noun

egg noodles cut in long, flat pieces.

Nearby words

  1. taggard,
  2. taggard, genevieve,
  3. taggers,
  4. tagine,
  5. tagliarini,
  6. tagliavini,
  7. tagline,
  8. taglioni,
  9. taglock,
  10. tagma

Origin of tagliatelle

< Italian: flat noodles, equivalent to tagliat- (past participle stem of tagliare to cut < Late Latin tāliāre; see tailor1) + -elle, plural of -ella -elle

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British Dictionary definitions for tagliatelle

tagliatelle

/ (ˌtæljəˈtɛlɪ) /

noun

a form of pasta made in narrow strips

Word Origin for tagliatelle

Italian, from tagliare to cut

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Word Origin and History for tagliatelle

tagliatelle

n.

1876, from Italian tagliatelle, plural noun from tagliare "to cut" (see entail).

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