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pasta

noun [U] uk   /ˈpæs.tə/ us    /ˈpɑː.stə/
A2 a food made from flour, water, and sometimes egg, that is cooked and usually served with a sauce. It is made in various shapes that have different names: Spaghetti, lasagne, ravioli, and cannelloni are all types of pasta.
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