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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Italian
Origin: maccheroni, from Italian dialect maccarone, probably from Greek makaria 'food made from barley'

macaroni

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish
mac‧a‧ro‧ni [uncountable]
DFF a type of pasta in the shape of small tubes
macaroni cheese British English /macaroni and cheese American English (=macaroni cooked with a cheese sauce)

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