Definitions for vermicelliˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vermicelli(noun)

    pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti


  1. vermicelli(Noun)

    long, slender pasta, similar to spaghetti, only thicker.

  2. Origin: From plural of vermicello, from verme, from vermis + -cello

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vermicelli(noun)

    the flour of a hard and small-grained wheat made into dough, and forced through small cylinders or pipes till it takes a slender, wormlike form, whence the Italian name. When the paste is made in larger tubes, it is called macaroni

  2. Origin: [It., pl. of vermicello, literally, a little worm, dim. of verme a worm, L. vermis. See Worm, and cf. Vermicule, Vermeil.]


  1. Vermicelli

    Vermicelli is a traditional type of pasta round in section which is thicker than spaghetti.

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