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.

Words nearby ziti

Origin of ziti

1925–30; < Italian zite, ziti, plural of zita, zito, of uncertain origin
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Examples from the Web for zitti

  • Here an interesting pause took place; at length a lady named Zitti, Zitti.

    Franz Liszt|James Huneker
  • It is known that the subject of the charming trio Zitti, Zitti does not belong to Rossini—or, at least, did not till he took it.

    The Life of Rossini|Henry Sutherland Edwards
  • My preachment will bore you, but you will (if you read it) detect an ensemble; but, for goodness' sake, zitti!