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penne

[pen-ey] /ˈpɛn eɪ/
noun, plural penne.
1.
a type of tubular pasta having diagonally cut ends.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; < Italian, plural of penna pen, feather, quill
Can be confused
penne, penny.
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  • penne pasta tossed with zucchini, peppers, mushrooms and rich marinara sauce.
  • Following the instructions on the package, cook the penne in a large pot of boiling salted water.
British Dictionary definitions for penne

penne

/ˈpɛnɪ/
noun
1.
pasta in the form of short tubes
Word Origin
C20: Italian, literally: quills
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