angel-hair pasta

angel-hair pasta
noun Date: 1983 pasta made in long thin strings smaller in diameter than vermicelli

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  • angel-hair pasta — [ān′jəl her΄] n. spaghetti made in very fine strands: also called angel s hair * * * …   Universalium

  • angel-hair pasta — [ān′jəl her΄] n. spaghetti made in very fine strands: also called angel s hair …   English World dictionary

  • angel-hair pasta — noun also angel hair Etymology: translation of Italian capelli d angelo : pasta made in very thin strings …   Useful english dictionary

  • angel hair — noun see angel hair pasta * * * ˈangel hair 7 [angel hair] noun uncountable ↑pasta that looks like very thin string when it is cooked …   Useful english dictionary

  • angel hair — 1. Also called capelli d angelo. Italian Cookery. a type of very thin pasta. 2. a Christmas tree decoration consisting of long, fine threads of white spun glass. 3. a type of building insulation made of spun glass. Also, angel s hair. * * * …   Universalium

  • angel hair — an′gel (or an′gel s) hair n. coo pasta in long, very fine strands …   From formal English to slang

  • angel hair — noun A type of pasta, thinner than spaghetti or vermicelli; capellini …   Wiktionary

  • angel hair — noun a type of pasta consisting of very fine long strands …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pasta pomodoro — is an Italian food typically prepared with angel hair pasta, olive oil, fresh tomatoes, basil, and other fresh ingredients that may vary. It is intended to be a quick light dish, rather than a dish in a heavy sauce …   Wikipedia

  • List of pasta — While the only basic difference between these names is the shape of the pasta, each pasta is typically matched with a particular sauce based on cooking time, consistency, ability to hold sauce, ease of eating, etc. In the same way that hamburgers …   Wikipedia

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