[tahl-yuh-tel-ee, Italian tah-lyah-tel-le]


egg noodles cut in long, flat pieces.

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



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

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

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