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lin·gui·nealso lin·gui·ni (lĭng-gwē′nē)
Pasta in long, flat, thin strands.
[Italian, pl. of linguina, diminutive of lingua, tongue, from Latin; see lingua.]
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(Cookery) a kind of pasta in the shape of thin flat strands
[from Italian: small tongues]
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or lin•gui•ni(lɪŋˈgwi ni)
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a type of pasta in long, slender, flat strips.
[1945–50; < Italian, pl. of linguina, diminutive of lingua tongue; see -ine3]
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