conchiglie

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conchiglie (kɒnˈkiːljeɪ)
 
n
pasta in the form of shells
 
[C20: Italian, literally: little shells, from Latin concha shell; see conch]

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Main Entry:  conchiglie
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  shell-shaped pasta
Etymology:  Italian 'conch shell'
Usage:  cooking; conchigliette are very small, conchiglioni are very large
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