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conchiglie

/kɒnˈkiːljeɪ/
noun
1.
pasta in the form of shells
Word Origin
C20: Italian, literally: little shells, from Latin concha shell; see conch
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Contemporary definitions for conchiglie
noun

shell-shaped pasta

Word Origin

Italian 'conch shell'

Usage Note

cooking; conchigliette are very small, conchiglioni are very large

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