alimentary paste


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Noun1.alimentary paste - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes eggalimentary paste - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
bowtie pasta, farfalle - pasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie
noodle - a ribbonlike strip of pasta
orzo - pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine
spaghetti - pasta in the form of long strings
spaghettini - thin spaghetti
tortellini - small ring-shaped stuffed pasta
ziti - medium-sized tubular pasta in short pieces
rigatoni - tubular pasta in short ribbed pieces
fedelline - extremely fine pasta thinner than vermicelli
linguine, linguini - pasta in long slender flat strips
fettuccine, fettuccini - pasta in flat strips wider than linguine
vermicelli - pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti
macaroni - pasta in the form of slender tubes
lasagna, lasagne - very wide flat strips of pasta
penne - pasta in short tubes with diagonally cut ends
cappelletti, ravioli - small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings
tagliatelle - pasta cut in narrow ribbons
manicotti - large pasta tubes stuffed with chopped meat or mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce
couscous - a pasta made in northern Africa of crushed and steamed semolina
dumpling, dumplings - small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
mostaccioli - pasta somewhat resembling little moustaches