macaroni

  • 1 macaroni — [ makarɔni ] n. m. • 1650; mot it., plur. de macarone → macaron 1 ♦ Au plur. Pâtes alimentaires en forme de tube. Un paquet de macaronis. Macaronis au fromage. 2 ♦ (1776) Injurieux Mangeur de macaronis (vieilli), et ellipt un macaroni : un… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Macaroni — bezeichnet: im Englischen eine Art von Pasta, siehe Makkaroni Macaroni and cheese, ein in den USA, Kanada und Großbritannien verbreitetes Nudelgericht der Titel eines Films von Ettore Scola von 1985, siehe Macaroni (Film) die Bezeichnung einer… …

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  • 3 Macaroni — Mac a*ro ni, n.; pl. {Macaronis}, or {Macaronies}. [Prov. It. macaroni, It. maccheroni, fr. Gr. ? happiness, later, a funeral feast, fr. ? blessed, happy. Prob. so called because eaten at such feasts in honor of the dead; cf. Gr. ? blessed, i. e …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Macaroni — A term which originated from foppish young men who, in the reign of George III (1760 1820) travelled to Italy and affected extreme styles in dress. These spread rapidly and were called macaroni fashions. In the Revolutionary War (1775 1781) the… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 5 macaroni — (n.) tube shaped food made of dried wheaten paste [Klein], 1590s, from southern Italian dialectal maccaroni (It. maccheroni), plural of maccarone, name for a kind of pasty food, possibly from maccare bruise, batter, crush, of unknown origin, or… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Macaroni — Macaroni, Macaronische Verse, s. Maccaroni, Maccaronische Verse …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 macaroni — MACARONI: Doit se servie avec les doigts quand il est à l italienne …

    Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • 8 macaroni — [n] pasta noodles, penne, shells, spaghetti, tortellini; concepts 457,460,461 …

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  • 9 macaroni — ► NOUN 1) pasta in the form of narrow tubes. 2) (pl. macaronies) an 18th century British dandy affecting Continental fashions. ORIGIN Italian maccaroni, from Greek makaria food made from barley …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 macaroni — [mak΄ə rō′nē] n. [It maccaroni, maccheroni, pl. of maccherone < LGr makaria, food of broth and barley groats, sacrificial cake made from such mixture, lit., blessed (cake) < Gr, bliss < makar, blessed] 1. pasta in the form of tubes or in …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Macaroni — thumb|right|200px|Macaroni thumb|right|200px|Macaroni and cheeseMacaroni is a kind of moderately extended, machine made dry pasta. Much shorter than spaghetti, and hollow, macaroni does not contain eggs. Though home machines exist that can make… …

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  • 12 Macaroni — Gratin de macaroni. Les macaronis sont une variété de pâtes alimentaires en forme de longs tubes allongés de 5 à 6 mm, d origine arabe arrivés en Italie au IIe siècle[1 …

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  • 13 macaroni — noun Etymology: Italian maccheroni, plural of maccherone, from Italian dialect maccarone dumpling, macaroni Date: 1599 1. pasta made from semolina and shaped in the form of slender tubes 2. plural macaronis or macaronies [Macaroni Club, a group… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 macaroni — mac|a|ro|ni [ˌmækəˈrəuni US ˈrou ] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; : Italian; Origin: maccheroni, from Italian dialect maccarone, probably from Greek makaria food made from barley ] a type of ↑pasta in the shape of small tubes macaroni cheese BrE… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 macaroni — [16] Macaroni was the earliest of the Italian pasta terms to be borrowed into English, and so it now differs more than any other from its original. When English acquired it, the Italian word was maccaroni (it came ultimately from late Greek… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 16 macaroni — noun (U) a type of pasta in the shape of small tubes, which is cooked in boiling water: a plate of macaroni | macaroni cheese (=macaroni with a cheese sauce) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 macaroni — [16] Macaroni was the earliest of the Italian pasta terms to be borrowed into English, and so it now differs more than any other from its original. When English acquired it, the Italian word was maccaroni (it came ultimately from late Greek… …

    Word origins

  • 18 MACARONI — s. m. Mot emprunté de l italien. Pâte faite de farine très fine, qui est en forme de petits cylindres creux, et qu on assaisonne de différentes manières, surtout avec du fromage. Manger des macaronis, du macaroni. Macaroni au gratin …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 Macaroni — El término macaroni puede referirse a: Al macarrón, una pasta de origen italiano; A un macaroni, una moda de Inglaterra; A un idioma macarrónico, una mezcla de idiomas; A los macarrones con queso, un plato de macarrones con queso. Esta página de… …

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  • 20 macaroni — (ma ka ro ni) s. m. 1°   Pâte alimentaire moulée en cylindres et faite avec la farine de riz ou celle de froment pur. •   Il les invite à venir manger du macaroni, VOLT. Cand. 23. 2°   Terme de pharmacie. Préparation fortement purgative employée… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré