ziti

or zit·ti

[ zee-tee ]
/ ˈzi ti /

noun Italian Cookery.

a tubular pasta in short pieces, similar to rigatoni, often baked in a tomato sauce.

Origin of ziti

1925–30; < Italian zite, ziti, plural of zita, zito, of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for ziti

ziti


n.

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

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