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mac·a·ro·ni / ˌmakəˈrōnē/ • n. (pl. -nies) 1. a variety of pasta formed in narrow tubes. 2. an 18th-century British dandy affecting Continental fashions. ORIGIN: late 16th cent.: from Italian maccaroni (now usually spelled maccheroni), plural of maccarone, from late Greek makaria ‘food made from barley.’

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macaroni pasta in tubes XVI; exquisite, fop XVIII. It. maccaroni, later maccheroni, pl. of macca-, maccherone. The sl. application to dandies perh. orig. indicated a preference for foreign food.

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Macaroni

a medley; poetic selections.

Example: political songs in Latin or in a maccaroni of Latin and English, 1884.

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macaroni

macaroni: see pasta.

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macaroni

macaroni See pasta.

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macaroniabalone, Albinoni, Annigoni, Antonioni, baloney, Bodoni, boloney, bony, calzone, cannelloni, canzone, cicerone, coney, conversazione, coronae, crony, Gaborone, Giorgione, macaroni, Manzoni, Marconi, mascarpone, minestrone, Moroni, Mulroney, padrone, panettoni, pepperoni, phoney, polony, pony, rigatoni, Shoshone, Sloaney, stony, Toni, tony, zabaglione •cartoony, lacunae, loony, Moonie, moony, Nguni, puny, Rooney, spoony, uni •Sunni •bunny, dunny, funny, gunny, honey, money, runny, sonny, sunny, tunny •twopenny • chutney • beermoney

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