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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pasta in the shape of bow ties.

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  • noun pasta in the shape of butterflies or bow ties

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  • noun pasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, pl. of farfalla, butterfly, of imitative origin.]

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Italian butterflies, bow ties

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