HyperDic: pasta

English > 2 senses of the word pasta:
NOUNfoodpastaa dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
foodpasta, alimentary pasteshaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
pasta > pronunciation
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English > pasta: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient.
Narrowercannellonitubular pasta filled with meat or cheese
lasagna, lasagnebaked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables
macaroni and cheesemacaroni prepared in a cheese sauce
spaghettispaghetti served with a tomato sauce
BroaderdishA particular item of prepared food
English > pasta: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningshaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg.
Synonymalimentary paste
NarrowercouscousA pasta made in northern Africa of crushed and steamed semolina
dumpling, dumplingssmall balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
farfalle, bowtie pastapasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie
fedellineExtremely fine pasta thinner than vermicelli
fettuccine, fettuccinipasta in flat strips wider than linguine
lasagna, lasagneVery wide flat strips of pasta
linguine, linguinipasta in long slender flat strips
macaronipasta in the form of slender tubes
manicottilarge pasta tubes stuffed with chopped meat or mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce
mostacciolipasta somewhat resembling little moustaches
noodleA ribbonlike strip of pasta
orzopasta shaped like pearls of barley
pennepasta in short tubes with diagonally cut ends
ravioli, cappellettismall circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings
rigatonitubular pasta in short ribbed pieces
spaghettipasta in the form of long strings
spaghettiniThin spaghetti
tagliatellepasta cut in narrow ribbons
tortellinismall ring-shaped stuffed pasta
vermicellipasta in strings thinner than spaghetti
zitimedium-sized tubular pasta in short pieces
Broaderfood, solid foodAny solid substance (as opposed to liquid / liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
Spanishpasta alimenticia, pasta, pastas

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