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mac·a·ro·ni

 (măk′ə-rō′nē)
n.
1. pl. macaroni Pasta in any of various hollow shapes, especially short curved tubes.
2. pl. macaroni or mac·a·ro·nies
a. A well-traveled young Englishman of the 1700s and 1800s who affected foreign customs and manners.
b. A fop.

[Italian dialectal maccaroni, pl. of maccarone, small lump of pasta, piece of macaroni, variant of standard Italian maccheroni, pl. of maccherone, perhaps from Greek makariā, barley groats in soup or sauce, especially as served at funeral meals (from makarios, blessed, favored by the gods, from makar, blessed, of unknown origin) or from Byzantine Greek makariōneia, funeral chant (perhaps also formerly used by Greek communities in Italy to designate a funeral meal) : Greek makarios, blessed + aiōnios, eternal (from aiōn, eon; see eon). Sense 2, from the notion that such young men acquired a taste for macaroni while in Italy on the grand tour .]
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macaroni

(ˌmækəˈrəʊnɪ) or

maccaroni

n, pl -nis or -nies
1. (Cookery) pasta tubes made from wheat flour
2. (Historical Terms) (in 18th-century Britain) a dandy who affected foreign manners and style
[C16: from Italian (Neapolitan dialect) maccarone, probably from Greek makaria food made from barley]
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mac•a•ro•ni

(ˌmæk əˈroʊ ni)

n., pl. -nis, -nies.
1. small tubular pasta made of wheat flour.
2. an English dandy of the 18th century affecting Continental ways.
[1590–1600; < dial. Italian maccaroni, pl. of maccarone]
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Macaroni

 a medley; poetic selections.
Example: political songs in Latin or in a maccaroni of Latin and English, 1884.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macaroni - a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerismsmacaroni - a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"
dandy, fashion plate, fop, gallant, sheik, dude, beau, clotheshorse, swell - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
2.macaroni - pasta in the form of slender tubesmacaroni - pasta in the form of slender tubes  
alimentary paste, pasta - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
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Translations
مَعكَرونهمَكَرُونَةٌ
makaronymakaróny
makaroni
makaronimakarooni
makaroni
makaróni
makkaróna, hveitipípa
マカロニ
마카로니
makaronai
makaroni
makaróny
makaroner
มะกะโรนี
çubuk makarnamakarna
mì ống macaroni

macaroni

[ˌmækəˈrəʊnɪ]
A. Nmacarrones mpl
B. CPD macaroni cheese Nmacarrones mpl gratinados (con queso)
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macaroni

[ˌmækəˈrəʊni] nmacaronis mplmacaroni cheese macaroni and cheese (US) ngratin m de macaronis
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macaroni

nMakkaroni pl
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macaroni

[ˌmækəˈrəʊnɪ] nmaccheroni mpl
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macaroni

(mӕkəˈrəuni) noun
a form of pasta, pressed out to form tubes, and dried. The macaroni is over-cooked.
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macaroni

مَكَرُونَةٌ makarony makaroni Makkaroni μακαρόνια macarrones makaroni macaroni makaroni maccheroni マカロニ 마카로니 macaroni makaroni makaron macarrão макароны makaroner มะกะโรนี makarna mì ống macaroni 通心面
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References in periodicals archive ?
Juego Tuto, madona, esta junto, vitela di latte buona, e tordi, e stame, e caponi, lepri, fagian, macarroni beli, o corpo di la mona.
Additionally, they also ventilate aggressive feelings as they participate in the nationwide antiestablishment nickname for the Italianimported king, Amadeo I: "ese Macarroni" (XXXII, 228; XXXVII, 261), and for his wife, "desdenosamente la Cisterna" (XXV, 248).