pasta in thin, flat strips, wider than linguine, often served with butter, cheese, etc.
also sp. fet·tu·ci′ne or fet·tu·ci′ni
Origin of fettuccineIt, literally , little ribbons ; from fetta: see feta
- Pasta in narrow flat strips.
- A dish made with such strips of pasta.
Origin of fettuccineItalian, pl. diminutive of fettucia, ribbon, possibly diminutive of fetta, slice; see feta.