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ziti

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[zee-tee]
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noun Italian Cookery.
  1. a tubular pasta in short pieces, similar to rigatoni, often baked in a tomato sauce.
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Origin of ziti

1925–30; < Italian zite, ziti, plural of zita, zito, of uncertain origin
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Related Words for ziti

tortellini, ravioli, macaroni, spaghetti, linguine, gnocchi, fettuccini, rigatoni, shells, vermicelli, ziti, lasagna, manicotti, orzo

Word Origin and History for ziti

n.

type of tubular pasta, plural of zita (1845), from Italian.

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