pastina
noun Etymology: Italian, diminutive of pasta pasta Date: circa 1948 very small bits of pasta used in soup or broth

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  • Pastina — (literally little pasta ) is a variety of pasta consisting of tiny pieces of pasta available in a variety of shapes. It is the smallest type of pasta produced. It is made of wheat flour and may also include egg. Pastina is typically used in broth …   Wikipedia

  • pastina — [päs tē′nə] n. pasta in very small pieces, usually served in soup * * * pas·ti·na (pă stēʹnə) n. Tiny pieces of pasta, often cooked in soups or used as baby food.   [Italian, diminutive of pasta, pasta. See pasta.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pastina — [päs tē′nə] n. pasta in very small pieces, usually served in soup …   English World dictionary

  • pastina — pa·stì·na s.f. 1. dim. → pasta 2. CO pasta alimentare di piccolo formato da mangiare spec. in brodo; pastina glutinata, arricchita di glutine 3. CO pasticcino …   Dizionario italiano

  • pastina — ► sustantivo femenino Argentina CONSTRUCCIÓN Mezcla de albañilería para sellar grietas o realizar junturas de mampostería …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • pastina — {{hw}}{{pastina}}{{/hw}}s. f. 1  Dimin. di pasta . 2 Pasta per brodo, di formato minuto. 3 Pasticcino …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • pastina — pl.f. pastine …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • pastina — pas·ti·na …   English syllables

  • pastina — /pæsˈtinə/ (say pas teenuh) noun tiny pieces of pasta varying in shape, generally used in soups. {Italian, diminutive of pasta pasta} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pastina — päˈstēnə noun ( s) Etymology: Italian, diminutive of pasta : very small bits of pasta used especially in soup or broth …   Useful english dictionary

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