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capellini

[kap-uh-lee-nee] /ˌkæp əˈli ni/
noun
1.
pasta in long, very fine strands.
Origin of capellini
< Italian, diminutive of capello hair
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  • Still others, with all due respect for the discoveries of capellini, think it more prudent to await further discoveries.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
Contemporary definitions for capellini
noun

extremely fine-strand pasta

Word Origin

Italian for 'fine hair'

Usage Note

cooking

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