What does vermicelli mean?

Definitions for vermicelli
ˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl iver·mi·cel·li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vermicellinoun

    pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti


  1. vermicellinoun

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

    Etymology: From plural of vermicello, from verme, from vermis + -cello

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vermicellinoun

    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

    Etymology: [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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vermicelli

    ver-mi-chel′i, or -sel′i, n. the stiff paste or dough of fine wheat-flour made into small worm-like or thread-like rolls. [It., pl. of vermicello—L. vermiculus, dim. of vermis, worm.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Vermicelli

    Italian for “little worms.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vermicelli in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vermicelli in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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