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linguine or linguini (lɪŋˈɡwiːnɪ Pronunciation for )



  1. a kind of pasta in the shape of thin flat strands

Word Origin

from Italian: small tongues

Example Sentences Including 'linguine'

After a minute or so, you will see the starch come out of the linguine as it finishes cooking.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
But I ate the last of my linguine and played with my fork reflectively while Marcus waited for me to give him a real answer.
Stuart Harrison BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
If you haven't already discovered this, pasta tastes much different when it's thin like vermicelli rather than thick like linguine.
Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure
Imagine, a pre-River Cafe era when nobody made their own linguine...
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Penne, the quill-shaped pasta, is one of the most common shapes after spaghetti and linguine.
Misc (1999)
The Fossicking team tried a few Bellata products, including the popular hot chilli linguine , which really does pack a bite.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
We were talking it over one night over beers and clam linguine at a place in the old cannery across the road from Fisherman's Wharf.
Stuart Harrison BETTER THAN THIS (2002)


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