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  1. orecchiette(Noun)

    A type of pasta, made with the thumb from a small disk, typically from Puglia.

    Etymology: little ears


  1. Orecchiette

    Orecchiette, from orecchio + etto is a kind of home-made pasta typical of Puglia or Apulia, a region of southern Italy. Its name comes from its shape, which reminds one of a small ear. In the vernacular of Taranto it is called recchietedd, or chiancaredd. A slightly flatter version is called cencioni, while in the vernacular of Bari, strascinate are more similar to cavatelli. In China a similar type of pasta is called maoerdo. The Italian cookbook Il cucchiaio d'argento suggests that orecchiette are ideal for vegetable sauces.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orecchiette in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orecchiette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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