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agnolotti a dish of small pasta shaped like half moons and usually filled with tortellini stuffing: boiled and served in broth or with a sauce.
anelli (Ital.) ring-shaped pieces of pasta, used esp in soups.
bucatini pasta in the form of long thin hollow tubes.
cannelloni (Ital.) a kind of pasta.
canneloni (Ital.) pasta in the shape of tubes, which are usually stuffed. No -S.
capellini (Ital.) a type of pasta. No -S.
cappelletti (Ital.) small hat-shaped pasta pieces, filled with meat or cheese. No -S.
cellentani a type of pasta.
conchiglie (Ital.) shell-shaped pasta.
eliche pasta in the form of spirals.
farfalle (Ital.) pasta in bow shapes.
fedelini (Ital.) pasta made in long thin cordlike strings.
fettuccine (Ital.) a pasta made in long ribbons.
fettucine (Ital.) a pasta made in long ribbons.
fettucini (Ital.) a pasta made in long ribbons.
fusilli (Ital.) pasta in the form of short thick spirals.
lasagna (Ital.) flat sheets of pasta; a dish made with this.
lasagne (Ital.) flat sheets of pasta; a dish made with this.
linguine (Ital.) a kind of pasta made in narrow strips.
linguini (Ital.) a kind of pasta made in narrow strips.
lokshen (Yiddish) noodles. No -S.
macaroni (Ital.) a form of pasta.
maccaroni (Ital.) a form of pasta.
maccheroncini a type of macaroni.
manicotti (Ital.) tubular pasta shells stuffed with ricotta or a meat mixture.
mee (Chinese) in Malaysia, noodles or a dish containing noodles.
orecchiette pasta in the form of small oval ears.
orzo (Ital.) pasta in the form of small pieces like barley.
pappardelle a type of pasta in the form of broad ribbons.
pasta a food made of dough.
pastalike like pasta.
pastina (Ital.) tiny pieces of pasta cooked in soups or used as baby food.
ravioli (Ital.) pasta in the form of small square cases filled with minced meat, vegetables, etc.
rigatoni (Ital.) pasta in the form of large fluted tubes.
rotini (Ital.) a kind of pasta in small spirals.
rotolo (Ital.) a pasta dish where ingredients and scattered over a large sheet of pasta dough, which is then rolled up into a cylinder shape.
spaghetti (Ital.) pasta in the form of long solid threads, between macaroni and vermicelli in thickness.
spaghettilike like spaghetti.
spaghettini (Ital.) pasta in the form of strings of thin spaghetti.
tagliarini (Ital.) pasta cut into very thin, flat strips.
tortelli (Ital.) small pasta parcels stuffed with meat, cheese or vegetables.
tufoli (Ital.) a large macaroni shell.
udon in Japanese cooking, large noodles of wheat flour.
vermicelli (Ital.) a very slender type of pasta.
zite (Ital.) a type of pasta like large macaroni. No -S.
ziti (Ital.) a type of pasta like large macaroni.