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Macaroni vs. Pasta

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Macaroninoun

(uncountable) A type of pasta in the form of short tubes; sometimes loosely, pasta in general.

Pastanoun

(uncountable) Dough made from wheat and water and sometimes mixed with egg and formed into various shapes; often sold in dried form and typically boiled for eating.

Macaroninoun

A fop, a dandy; especially a young man in the 18th century who had travelled in Europe and who dressed and often spoke in an ostentatiously affected Continental manner.

Pastanoun

(uncountable) A dish or serving of pasta.

Macaroninoun

Long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of a wheat flour such as semolina, and used as an article of food; a form of Italian pasta.

Pastanoun

(countable) A type of pasta.

Macaroninoun

A medley; something droll or extravagant.

Pastanoun

Any of a variety of edible unleavened doughey preparations made from flour, eggs and water, originating in Italy, and shaped into various forms, such as solid strings (as spaghetti), hollow tubes, or layered squares (ravioli). They may be mixed with various sauces, often having a tomato base, or filled with meat or cheese fillings.

Macaroninoun

A sort of droll or fool.

Pastanoun

shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg

Macaroninoun

A finical person; a fop; - applied especially to English fops of about 1775, who affected the mannerisms and clothing of continental Europe.

Pastanoun

a dish originally from Italy consisting of dough made from durum wheat and water, extruded or stamped into various shapes and typically cooked in boiling water.

Macaroninoun

The designation of a body of Maryland soldiers in the Revolutionary War, distinguished by a rich uniform.

Pasta

Pasta (US: , UK: ; Italian pronunciation: [ˈpasta]) is a type of food typically made from an unleavened dough of wheat flour mixed with water or eggs, and formed into sheets or other shapes, then cooked by boiling or baking. Rice flour, or legumes such as beans or lentils, are sometimes used in place of wheat flour to yield a different taste and texture, or as a gluten-free alternative.

Macaroninoun

a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms;

‘Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni’;

Macaroninoun

pasta in the form of slender tubes

Macaroninoun

pasta in the shape of narrow tubes.

Macaroninoun

an 18th-century British dandy who imitated continental fashions.

Macaroni

Macaroni (, Italian: maccheroni) is dry pasta shaped like narrow tubes. Made with durum wheat, macaroni is commonly cut in short lengths; curved macaroni may be referred to as elbow macaroni.

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