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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- Long tubular pasta slightly thicker than spaghetti.

Usage examples (9)
  • Bucatini Also called perciatelli by some manufacturers, these hollow spaghetti are wonderful with the robust sauces found in south-central Italy, such as the spicy...
  • The dough slides off the ferreti and one ends up with, depending on the diameter of the ferreti, a kind of spaghetti with a large hole in the middle - what is called...
  • Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press After one false start, Neetu Chandak, 13, of Geneva, N.Y., correctly spelled "perciatelli," a type of pasta, in round six to secure a...
  • Thirteen-year-old Neetu Chandak of Seneca Falls, N.Y., started spelling "perciatelli," a type of pasta, when she suddenly stopped. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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