orecchiette
noun Etymology: Italian, plural of orecchietta, diminutive of orecchia ear, from Latin auricula — more at auricle Date: 1973 small oval pasta

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  • Orecchiette — showing their typical shape and central depression. Orecchiette (singular: orecchietta) is a kind of home made pasta typical of Puglia or Apulia, a region of Southern Italy. Its name comes from its shape, which reminds one of a small ear. In… …   Wikipedia

  • Orecchiette — mit Tomatensoße Orecchiette (italienisch: Öhrchen) sind eine Pasta Art, die aus Apulien in Italien stammt. Man nennt sie daher auch Orecchiette pugliesi. Sie sind das Symbol der Stadt Bari, werden jedoch in allen Teilen Apuliens verzehrt und sind …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Orecchiette — avant cuisson. Après cuisson …   Wikipédia en Français

  • orecchiette — /o rə kyet i/ noun Pasta in the form of small concave discs ORIGIN: Ital, little ears …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orecchiette — Plato de Orecchiette donde se puede apreciar su forma típica, con el centro adelgazado. Las orecchiette (en italiano ‘orejitas’) son un tipo de pasta originarias de Apulia cuya forma recuerda a la de una oreja. En la región de Taranto siguen… …   Wikipedia Español

  • orecchiette — noun a type of pasta, made with the thumb from a small disk, typically from Puglia …   Wiktionary

  • orecchiette — n. pasta in the shape of ears …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orecchiette — [ˌɒrəkɪ ɛtɪ] plural noun small pieces of ear shaped pasta. Origin Ital., lit. little ears …   English new terms dictionary

  • orecchiette — /ɒrəkiˈɛtə/ (say oruhkee etuh) noun a type of pasta shaped like small ears. {Italian, plural of orecchietta auricle, little ear} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rjcchtèdd — orecchiette (pasta fatta a mano) …   Dizionario Materano

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