gemelli

Pronunciation: [jay-MEHL-lee]

Italian for "twins." Short 1-1/2-inch-long pasta twists that resemble two strands of spaghetti twisted together.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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