Definitions

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  • n. pasta spirals

Etymologies

Italian spirals (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (Soundbite of laughter) BLOCK: There are a whole bunch of pastas in the book whose names come from industrial words, industrial shapes - screws, eliche; spindles, fusilli; crank shaft - I didn't know that one - gumiti (ph).

    'Geometry Of Pasta': Full Of All Shapes And Sauces

  • In fact, by so doing you may impress your date even more than by an accurate pronunciation of “vongoline di aranciata trapanette a due eliche.”

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