Definitions for vermicelliˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•mi•cel•liˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl i(n.)

  1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) pasta in the form of long and very fine threads.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of vermicelli:

1660–70; < It

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


  1. Vermicelli

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

Translations for vermicelli

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a strip of paste usually made with water, flour and egg

fried noodles.

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