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vermicelli vs. spaghetti

[ vur-mi-chel-ee, -sel-ee ]
/ ˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl i /

noun
  1. a kind of pasta in the form of long, slender, solid threads, resembling spaghetti but thinner.
[ spuh-get-ee ]
/ spəˈgɛt i /

noun
  1. a white, starchy pasta of Italian origin that is made in the form of long strings, boiled, and served with any of a variety of meat, tomato, or other sauces.
  2. an insulating tubing of small diameter into which bare wire can be slipped.

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