from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pasta in short spirals or corkscrews.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Pasta in the shape of short spirals.
Italian, from pl. diminutive of fuso, spindle, from Latin fūsus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian diminutive plural of fuso, spindle (Wiktionary)