Definitions for vermicelliˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl i
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vermicelli
pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti
long, slender pasta, similar to spaghetti, only thicker.
Origin: From plural of vermicello, from verme, from vermis + -cello
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
Origin: [It., pl. of vermicello, literally, a little worm, dim. of verme a worm, L. vermis. See Worm, and cf. Vermicule, Vermeil.]
Vermicelli is a traditional type of pasta round in section which is thicker than spaghetti.
Images & Illustrations of vermicelli
Translations for vermicelli
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for vermicelli »
Find a translation for the vermicelli definition in other languages:
Select another language: