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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- Very small bits of noodles used especially in soup or broth.

Usage examples (7)
  • Acini di pepe, also called pastina, is Italian for peppercorns, and they look like tiny beads.
  • My nonna's chicken broth with pastina - that's my desert island dish.
  • For this week's Presto Pasta Night, generously hosted each week by Ruth from Once Upon a Feast, I'll be using pastina
  • Far superior to orza or rice or even pastina which should only be eaten when you are sick and mom keeps you home from school. for more
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