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 (vûr′mĭ-chĕl′ē, -sĕl′ē)
Pasta in long, very thin strands.

[Italian, pl. of vermicello, diminutive of verme, worm, from Latin vermis; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˌvɜːmɪˈsɛlɪ; Italian vermiˈtʃɛlli)
1. (Cookery) very fine strands of pasta, used in soups
2. (Cookery) tiny chocolate strands used to coat cakes, etc
[C17: from Italian: little worms, from verme a worm, from Latin vermis]


(ˌvɜr mɪˈtʃɛl i, -ˈsɛl i)

(used with a sing. or pl. v.) pasta in the form of long and very fine threads.
[1660–70; < Italian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vermicelli - pasta in strings thinner than spaghettivermicelli - pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti
alimentary paste, pasta - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg


[ˌvɜːmɪˈselɪ] Nfideos mpl de cabello de ángel


nFadennudeln pl, → Vermicelli pl
References in classic literature ?
in Saint-Sulpice: volutes, knots of ribbon, clouds, vermicelli and chiccory leaves, all in stone;--the Paris of Louis XVI.
When the oil is hot, add the vermicelli and stir until brown.
We have been producing good quality food products in snacks, biscuits, cakes, pasta, vermicelli and instant noodles since 1942 with a vision to maintain quality standards at par with the industry.
Sale of vermicelli, sweets and dry fruits has gone up in the market by 50 per cent.
CHICKEN ROTEL 1 (12-ounce) package vermicelli 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 stick butter, divided 1/2 small onion, chopped 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 small bell pepper, chopped 1 (16-ounce) package Velveeta cheese, cubed 1 (10-ounce) can tomatoes and green chities 1 (16-ounce) can English peas, drained 1 (8-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained 5 chicken breasts, cooked and chopped Salt black pepper, white pepper, and Tony Chachere's Creole seasoning to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Ingredients * 5 tablespoons soy sauce (ordinary dark soy sauce) * 2A' teaspoons curry powder (hot or ordinary) * A' teaspoon sugar * A' teaspoon white pepper powder (or substitute with black pepper) Stir Fry * 2 packs of dried rice vermicelli noodles * 2 tablespoons peanut oil, separated * 8-10 medium raw shrimp / prawns, shelled and deveined * 2 eggs, beaten * 4 garlic cloves, minced * 1 teaspoon ginger, freshly grated * 1 cup of red bell pepper (capsicum), thinly sliced * A' medium onion, thinly sliced (yellow, brown or white) * 2 teaspoons thinly sliced green chillies Preparation * Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and mix.
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The balaleet brioche delight is a hot, delicious concoction of honey, cinnamon, vermicelli and butter-rubbed brioche French toast with Kiri cheese, topped with walnuts and raspberries.
He wrote: "The size of the chip is about the length of a grain of wheat and the width of a fine piece of vermicelli.
Of many surprises from the Bin Laden files, America's great enemy knew "the width of a fine piece of vermicelli.
The humanitarian aid with a total value of one million manats, which was sent by ferry from Baku International Sea Trade Port, consists of 19 tons of sugar, 19 tons of granulated sugar, 19 tons of rice, more than eight tons of tea, 16 tons of vegetable oil, 38 tons of flour, 19 tons of macaroni, 18 tons of vermicelli, 3,500 sets of bed linen, 50 generators, 240 tents, 6,006 square meters of iron slate, 70 cubic meters of boards, 40 thousand meters of rails, more than 26 tons of gasoline, about 29 tons of diesel fuel and 195 stoves.