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Definition 1: shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for pasta in the sense of this definition

(pasta is a kind of ...) any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment

"food and drink"

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta in strings thinner than spaghetti

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta in the form of slender tubes

(... is a kind of pasta ) very wide flat strips of pasta

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta in short tubes with diagonally cut ends

(... is a kind of pasta ) small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta cut in narrow ribbons

(... is a kind of pasta ) large pasta tubes stuffed with chopped meat or mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce

(... is a kind of pasta ) a pasta made in northern Africa of crushed and steamed semolina

(... is a kind of pasta ) small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta in flat strips wider than linguine

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta in long slender flat strips

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta shaped with scalloped edges and pinched in the middle, suggestive of a bow tie

(... is a kind of pasta ) a ribbonlike strip of pasta

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta in the form of long strings

(... is a kind of pasta ) thin spaghetti

(... is a kind of pasta ) small ring-shaped stuffed pasta

(... is a kind of pasta ) medium-sized tubular pasta in short pieces

(... is a kind of pasta ) tubular pasta in short ribbed pieces

(... is a kind of pasta ) extremely fine pasta thinner than vermicelli

(... is a kind of pasta ) pasta somewhat resembling little moustaches

Definition 2: a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient - [noun denoting food]

(pasta is a kind of ...) a particular item of prepared food

"she prepared a special dish for dinner"

(... is a kind of pasta ) spaghetti served with a tomato sauce

(... is a kind of pasta ) tubular pasta filled with meat or cheese

(... is a kind of pasta ) baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables

(... is a kind of pasta ) macaroni prepared in a cheese sauce

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