noun, plural penne.
a type of tubular pasta having diagonally cut ends.

1970–75; < Italian, plural of penna pen, feather, quill

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penne (ˈpɛnɪ)
pasta in the form of short tubes
[C20: Italian, literally: quills]

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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.
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