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Pasta in ribbed, slightly curved, large-sized tubes.

[Italian, from rigato, past participle of rigare, to draw a line, from riga, line, of Germanic origin.]
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(Cookery) macaroni in the form of short ridged often slightly curved pieces
[C20: Italian, plural of rigato, from rigare to draw lines, make stripes, from riga a line, of Germanic origin]
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(ˌrɪg əˈtoʊ ni)

(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a tubular pasta in short, ribbed pieces.
[1925–30; < Italian rigato furrowed, past participle of rigare, derivative of riga a line]
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Noun1.rigatoni - tubular pasta in short ribbed pieces
alimentary paste, pasta - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
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