- a flour paste or dough made of semolina and dried, as for spaghetti and macaroni, or used fresh, as for ravioli
- any food or foods made of this
Origin of pastaItalian from Late Latin from Classical Greek past?: see paste
- Unleavened dough, made with wheat or other flour, water, and sometimes eggs, that is molded into any of a variety of shapes and boiled.
- A prepared dish containing pasta as its main ingredient.
Origin of pastaItalian from Late Latin paste, pastry cake ; see paste 1.
(countable and uncountable, plural pastas)