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spa·ghet·ti / spəˈgetē/ • n. pasta made in long, slender, solid strings. ∎  an Italian dish consisting largely of this, typically with a sauce. ∎ fig. a tangle of stringlike objects, resembling a plate of cooked spaghetti: a clumsy spaghetti of coils and wires. ∎  Electr. a type of narrow tubing that encases and insulates wire. ORIGIN: Italian, plural of the diminutive of spago ‘string.’

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spaghetti XIX It. pl of dim of spago string. of unkn orig
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spaghetti: see pasta.

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spaghetti See pasta.

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